Brokerage Event for the 2020 Science with and for Society call

Brussels, 16 January 2020

  • SwafS-BE-banner-2020 organises annually a brokerage event for Science with and for Society, in cooperation with the European Commission. The next  brokerage event focused on the 2020 work programme will take place 16 January 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Brussels.

The main objective of the Science with and for Society Brokerage Event is to provide first-hand information about the Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society calls and to bring all stakeholders together (universities, research institutions, civil society organisations, SMEs, public bodies, Science Centres etc.), in order to meet potential coordinators and partners in a fruitful networking environment. 

Here is a direct link to the event website, including registration.

The last call for proposals in SwafS programme opens on 10 December 2019. In order to provide networking opportunities for potential applicants,, the NCP network for Science with and for Society of Horizon 2020, invites all stakeholders to a brokerage event in Brussels on 16 January 2020.

The brokerage / matchmaking event will give participants the opportunity to join pre-arranged meetings with other participants in order to identify possible collaborators and to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia. Participation in a brokerage event is an excellent opportunity to meet potential partners and to start building your consortium!

At the Science with and for Society Brokerage Event, participants received information on the following research areas:

  • Accelerating and catalysing processes of institutional change

  • Stepping up support for gender equality in research & innovation policy

  • Building the territorial dimension of SwafS partnerships

  • Exploring and supporting citizen science

  • Building the knowledge-base for Science with and for Society

  • ...and other interesting areas.

More information about the EU Commission's Science with and for Society programme here.

Please do not hesitate to contact your National Contact Point if you want to know more about the Science with and for Society programme.