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


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


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


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


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


Public Participation in Science at Leiden University

Leiden University turned 444 this year and to celebrate it is organising various activities to connect the university more with the city. One of these is a citizen science project in which researchers and residents carry out…

SciShops sets up shop at Almedalen week in Sweden

SciShops ran its first pop-up Science Shop on 1 July during Almedalen Week in Visby, Sweden. Throughout the day, researchers from Swedish research organisations encouraged visitors to stop by the pop-up Science Shop to…

Visit to Open Science Hub in Portugal

Following the SciShops’ consortium meeting in Madrid, four partners visited the Open Science Hub - Portugal, a Science Shop located in Portugal. Here they explored the building and its surroundings, learned about the…

New resources to support Science Shops

T he EU SciShops project has been busy producing a range of resources to support both new and established Science Shops, which address various aspects of setting up and running a Science Shop and take into account different…