Science with and for Society - Brokerage Event 2014,  Brussels
  • Are you interested in participating in Science with and for Society under Horizon 2020?

  • Do you have an idea for a project?

  • Would you like to meet up with potentail partners?


Welcome to the website of the information day and brokerage event targeted at all stakeholders interested in the Science with and for Society Programme of Horizon 2020. The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium on the 14th of May 2014.

Science with and for Society “will help build effective cooperation between science and society, to recruit new talent for science and to pair scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility” (Science with and for Society Work Programme 2014-2015).

The networking event will be of particular interest and relevance to members of the Science with and for Society research community who are looking for networking and funding opportunities within Horizon 2020. It will be mainly targeted at the researchers and other stakeholders preparing for the first and second calls of Horizon 2020 relevant to the Science with and for Society.This event is organized by, the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) in the field of Science with and for Society in cooperation with the European Commission. 


Main Objective and Focus

The main objective of the Science with and for Society networking event is to provide first-hand information by the European Commission officials about the first Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society 2014-2015 calls, launched on the 11th December 2013, 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.

In particular, at the Science with and for Society information event, participants will receive information on the following research areas:

 For detailes, please see the event agenda.

The brokerage event, which will take place during the second part of the day, will be an ideal opportunity to find international partners for collaborative research, at pre-arranged 20 minute face-to-face meetings. To participate, you simply need to register, specify some information about yourself, your institution and your project idea and make it available online. You may then select partners that are of interest to you before the event starts. For further information go to “How It Works”.

* For more details, please read the Science with and for Society Work Programme:


Do you intend to prepare a proposal under Science with and for Society 2014 call for proposals?

Start building your consortium in Brussels, on 14th of May 2014!

  • Get detailed information from the European Commission on the first Horizon2020 calls of the Science with and for Society Programme
  • Get to know key R&D players including researchers, representatives from CSOs and NGOs, practitioners, research programme managers as well as policy makers and research leaders
  • Participate in short, sharp 20 minute one-to-one meetings to foster effective networking
  • Present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations and to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia.


Additional information

  • Your registartion will be valid as soon as you receive an e-mail stating that your profile has been activated.
  • A member of our registration team may contact you to suggest improvements in your profile,
    in order to maximize the visibility and impact of your collaboration profile on this website.
  • The earlier you submit your collaboration profile the more it will be recognized.


2014-05-05: Due to high number of registrations, we have had to close registrations earlier than planned.

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closed since 5 May 2014
Registration 10 Mar – 5 May
Meeting Selection 28 Apr – 10 May
Event 14 May
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Brussels
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 149
Meetings 326
Austria 3
Belgium 54
Brazil 2
Bulgaria 4
Croatia 1
Czech Republic 2
Egypt 2
Estonia 6
Finland 3
France 8
Germany 15
Greece 1
Hungary 4
Iceland 1
Ireland 8
Israel 2
Italy 20
Latvia 1
Malta 1
Netherlands 4
Norway 3
Poland 3
Portugal 4
Slovak Republic 1
Slovenia 1
Spain 14
Sweden 4
Switzerland 2
Turkey 19
United Kingdom 15
Total 208
Profile Views
Before Event13175
After Event 15933