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


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


CRPD Science Shop at KU Leuven, Belgium

The CRPD Science Shop is based within the Centre for Research on Peace and Development at KU Leuven in Belgium. CRPD is a multidisciplinary research center based within the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Katholieke…

Canadian students win SciShops Pitch Challenge

Brianna Wilson and Sonia Zawitkowski from Canada have been selected winners of the SciShops Pitch Challenge. Brianna and Sonia are MA students at the Research Facility for Women's Health and Wellbeing in the Department of… – 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…