Take action for the next step in combating the coronavirus

What we want

We want security and freedom for people, to safeguard their physical, psychological and economic wellbeing. We want to be able to live with the new coronavirus.

Health and the economy seem currently in conflict with each other. This conflict can be resolved, if there is widespread, regular testing of people. This does not happen at present, because the capacity to do this is not sufficient.

This is why we are campaigning for systematic random testing across the board, so that

  • individuals and the economy can live and function with COVID-19
  • insight can be gained in the effectiveness of current and future policy measures

We need your help

to convince public opinion, the media and policy makers that such a programme is crucial to simultaneously meet public health requirements and allow normal economic and social activity, as long as the COVID-19 pandemic has not been conquered.

921 supporters have already signed this petition.
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  • «Randomized testing is vital for combating the Corona crisis.»

    Gerhard Fehr
    CEO at FehrAdvice & Partners AG

  • «Our behavioral immune system must now use it’s most powerful anti-pathogen tool: thinking. From thinking, it follows that we have to test. »

    Christian Fichter
    Head of Research & Development at Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

  • «Because large-scale testing in countries like Island or South Korea has shown that infection numbers were quickly brought under control. »

    Heidi Glück
    Owner, Heidi Glück media + public affairs consulting GmbH

  • «I support this petition because we need global initiatives to make the world a better place for everyone – we are in this together.»

    Bertil Tungodden
    Professor, Director of FAIR – The Choice Lab NHH Norwegian School of Economics

  • «Because it ensures the return to an almost normal everyday life.»

    Katja Rost
    Professor of economic and organizational sociology

  • «We need a better understanding where we are in this crisis!»

    Nora Szech
    Holder of the Chair of Political Economy at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

  • «Testing is the key to better knowledge and thus to better management of the recovery phase.»

    Jean-Robert Tyran
    Professor of public economics and Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs at the University of Vienna.

  • «Because its the only way to get evidence! Only evidence can lead to appropriate actions.»

    Reto Blum
    Founder & CEO Human Decision Design GmbH, Owner Decision Architect Reto Blum

  • «Testing is of high relevance to fight the pandemic effectively.»

    Erich Kirchler
    Professor at University of Vienna, Faculty of Psychology

  • «Without testing, we don’t have data to conduct evidence-driven policy making. This is essential to minimize health risks while reopening the economy. »

    Gabriel Felbermayr
    President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy

  • «Evidence, evidence, evidence!»

    Tobias Thomas
    Director of EcoAustria – Institute for Economic Research

  • «Because testing and tracing are the right thing to do to combat the pandemic.»

    Iris Bohnet
    Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government and Academic Dean at the Harvard Kennedy School

Why testing? Experts explain.

Dan Ariely, Professor of Behavioral Economics and Psychology at Duke University 

Behavioral Economist Matthias Sutter explains why he supports our initiative.


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