Enhancing the Responsible and Sustainable Expansion of the Science Shop Ecosystem in Europe

AWARENESS

Raise awareness on benefits of starting a science shop by different types of organizations and benefits of working with science shops in research projects

GUIDANCE

Knowledge content for science shops and organizations willing to start one, such as guide for establishment and running, training of science shop staff.

COLLABORATION

Twinning, matchmaking and collaboration between science shops, public, research institutes.

SHOWCASING

Showcasing an extensive database of science shops and similar entities with their different structure and expertise.

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ScienceShop.at

ScienceShop.at – located in Vienna, Austria – is hosted by SYNYO, a small research and innovation company, and serves to bring together science, technology and the civil society on pressing topics in the field of emerging…

Science Shop Leiden

The Science Shop set up by Leiden University has a strong focus on citizen science and consists of two approaches: One for the local community in the vicinity of the University (known as the Citizen Science Lab, CSLab) and…

KPMG Science Shop, Cyprus

The KPMG Science Shop is run by KPMG in Cyprus. Its aim is to act as both a facilitator and contributor to community-based participatory research. KPMG utilises a broad network of collaborators as well as its own in-house…

Bay Zoltán Science Shop, Hungary

The mission of the Bay Zoltán Science Shop is to bring research closer to the community. It aims to support local communities and civil society in finding solutions to the problems they are facing. Bringing different…

WatShop, Italy

The WatShop is led by the Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering and Mathematics of the University of Brescia in Italy. Its aim is to support active cooperation among civil society, public and private…

Oxford Pop-up Science Shop in Artificial Intelligence

The Pop-up Science Shop in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is run by the University of Oxford to reach out to non-profit local organisations and community groups. We want to create an open and friendly way for communities to…

Centre for Participatory Research, Slovenia

The Centre for Participatory Research (CPR-IJS) is based within the Department of Environmental Sciences of the Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia and is therefore initially focusing on addressing questions related…

UC3M-INAECU Science Shop, Spain

UC3M-INAECU is a university-based science shop at the University Carlos III of Madrid (Uc3m). It is promoted by the LEMI research group and INAECU. The focus of the Science Shop is sustainability issues. The Science Shop…

Inspiring Science Shop collaborations in Sweden

Science Shops were showcased as an innovative model for science-society collaboration at two events run by SciShops’ partner Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA (Public & Science), on 8 & 9 October in Sweden.At VA’s annual…