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High Level Conference on Science Communication: Unlocking the Power of Science Communication in Research and Policy Making

On the 12th-13th of March, European policymakers and stakeholders will gather at a conference in Brussels to discuss science communication. The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness of the importance of science communication and discuss how it can be integrated as a more formal part of the research process.


12 - 13 March 2024


Brussels and online


Science Europe together with Research Foundation Flanders och Fund for Scientific Research


Register on the link below no later than 10 March

This high-level conference is co-organsied by Science Europe, the Research Foundation Flanders and Fund for Scientific Research, under the auspices of the Belgian Presidency of the European Union.

Representatives of the Swedish Research Council will participate in the programme and talk about our national initiatives in the subject: Framework for courses in science communication and the development of a national platform for news and communication about science.




  1. The Swedish Research Council’s grant for research communication

    The Swedish Research Council occasionally issues calls for grants for communication activities that promote dialogue or collaboration with groups outside academia. Researchers who have an ongoing grant from us can apply.

  2. – for news and communication about research publishes news about research from Swedish universities, research institutes, and research organisations. The Swedish Research Council coordinates the development of, and the editorial team is based at our offices.

  3. New research collaboration with USA on 6G, quantum technology, AI and other areas

    The Swedish Research Council and Vinnova have signed a five year declaration of intent with the US National Science Foundation (NSF), which will facilitate research and innovation collaborations between Sweden and USA.