SiS.net - Science with and for Society NCP Network

SiS.net is the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020, the EU's Programme for Research and Innovation. The network unites more than 70 representatives from countries participating in Horizon 2020, in Europe and beyond.

SiS.net is the network of NCPs specialised in supporting the Science with and for Society programme of Horizon 2020. SiS.net provides high quality services to Science with and for Society stakeholders, authorities, research institutions and enterprises on the opportunities offered by Horizon 2020 to boost integration of scientific achievements into society and engage the public in science.

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Our objectives

  • Increase dialogue and collaboration between Science with and for Society stakeholders, for example: CSO's, cities, research funding agencies, science centers,  science museums, media organisations and education establishments.
  • Enhance the visibility of the Science with and for Society programme.

What we do:

  • Provide information about the Science with and for Society (SwafS) programme to stakeholders in EU  member states, associated and international cooperation countries.
  • Raise awareness of funding opportunities offered by the SwfS programme.
  • Inspire, stimulate and support participation in SwafS actions
  • Offer professional development and oportunities to exchange good practices to NCPs within SiS.net to improve the quality of the service delivered in every country participating in FP7.
SiS.net is coordinated by The Icelandic Centre for Research - RANNIS