city2science offers individually designed services based on continuous national and international developments in the fields of science communication and knowledge-based local and regional developments. The strategy consultation focuses on joint potentials of municipal, regional and scientific institutions. In moderated sessions, city2science supports a cooperative, tailor made development of organizational forms and event concepts. The central aim of our consulting process is to foster a mutual understanding of the individual profile and the special challenges of all partners involved, raning from scientists to local and regional stakeholders.

Since September 2016, Annette Klinkert is the new Executive Director of the European Science Events Association (Eusea), an international community of public engagement professionals. As an active member of the Association of European Science Centers and Museums (Ecsite), as well as the Network for the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST), city2science identifies current trends in national and international science communication at an early stage.

The mode of practice at city2science is characterized by a fast, flexible and structured way of performing complex tasks. The team comprises a high level of analysis and text competency.

We offer

Strategy Consulting

  • Individual consultation of decision-makers and stakeholders from universities, research institutions, municipalities and regions in the development of unique development strategies, adapted to individual needs and profiles
  • Preparation of SWOT-analysis’ for each institution or selected topic
  • Research and analysis of data and documents
  • Target-group oriented presentation of results
  • Conception, organization and moderation of workshops
  • Support of implementation and further development of strategies

Concept Design

  • Dialogue-oriented development of long-term action plans at the interface of science and society
  • Conception of strategic “Third Places” (for example for a “House of Science”)
  • Development of strategically integrated events with an individual profile (Science Festivals, Researchers Nights, Maker Faires)
  • Conduct of studies and interviews with various stakeholders and decision-makers
  • Support of the implementation of the proposed approach
  • Evaluation and follow-up of concept developments (e.g. conduct of visitor surveys)

Are you in the making of a new strategy? Or do you need support in designing public engagement activities? We will create individual offers and concepts on request.

Do not hesitate to contact us!

Projects

Final Report: “Knowledge and Innovation Campus”

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The hanseatic town Herford appointed city2science in April 2015 to coordinate a cooperative urban development-process. [...]

Implementation Study “Science Night Ruhr”

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From December to February city2science prepared an implementation study on behalf of the Ruhr Regional [...]

House of Science Bielefeld

In November 2012 city2science was invited by the Westphalian University Society to prepare an exposé [...]