On 18th of November 2020, CONCISE hosted an online EU Policy Dialogue on Science Communication.

Building on recent European Commission attention to science communication within the H2020 “Science with and for Society” Work Programme, this EU Policy Dialogue on Science Communication aimed to present evidence-based practical policy recommendations that promote quality science communication.

A total of 157 people between regional, national and European policy-makers, as well as other relevant stakeholders, joined this session that included the participation of Signe Ratso, Deputy Director General at DG Research and Innovation; members of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Estrella Durá and Lina Gálvez; as well we representatives of three EU-funded projects CONCISE, QUEST and RETHINK..


EU Policy Dialogue on Science Communication

November 18th, 2020
From 11:00 to 13:30 CET

Time Subject
11:00 – 11:15 Welcome and introduction

Carolina Moreno (CONCISE Coordinator)
Estrella Durá (Member of the European Parliament)
Signe Ratso (Deputy Director-General, DG Research & Innovation)

11:15 – 11:30 RETHINK preliminary results

Frank Kupper (RETHINK Coordinator)

11:35 – 11:55 QUEST policy recommendations to promote quality science communication

Alessandra Fornetti (QUEST Coordinator)

12:00 – 12:35 Policy recommendations based on CONCISE results

Carolina Moreno (CONCISE Coordinator)

12:40 – 13:10 Round table debate and Q&A

QUEST, RETHINK and CONCISE moderated by Regina Laguna (Journalist)

13:15 – 13:30 Closing

Lina Gálvez (Member of the European Parliament)

The chronicle of the event and project presentations are available here.