Engage in debate with the international R&I community

Science|Business raises the quality, outreach,  visibility and  coverage of your events. We provide content consultation, moderation, rapporteuring, live tweeting, promotion and bespoke event organisation.

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Science|Business is a pivotal meeting place for influential decision-makers in Brussels and other capital cities to engage in an open debate with key stakeholders in the European and international R&I community.

We convene senior figures from the worlds of policy, industry and academia at more than 30 events per year, from closed-door roundtables to large public conferences, onsite, online, or hybrid, where we discuss strategic issues across a wide spectrum of domains and topics.

The lifespan of our events and resonnance of the policy recommendations emerged from the debates are enhanced by our professional news service, which strongly amplifies the messages that science and technology leaders choose to share with an international audience.

Science|Business can be a full-service partner for events in all types of settings, be it an live-streamed conference, an hybrid roundtable, a TV-style debate, or a bespoke breakfast, lunch or dinner debate. Whatever the format, every Science|Business event shares the same unique imprint: it combines expert knowledge with a unique combination of relevant perspectives.

Event services can include but may not be limited to:

  • Content consultation: Advice on programme, speakers, delegates, press coverage, key messages.
  • Event moderation: Professional moderation, preceded by briefing of speakers ahead of the event.
  • Event promotion: A combination of banner advertising on the Science|Business website, and in our twice weekly newsletter, insertion in the S|B event calendar, etc.
  • Rapporteuring: Science|Business journalist to act as rapporteur and provide a news highlights (800 words) of the event or a more extensive report (2000-word professionally designed report) to be published on www.sciencebusiness.net and promoted through all S|B news and social media channels
  • Technical and logistic support: Advice on / management of venues, AV providers, printers

For further information, please contact us at [email protected] or simply fill in the enquiry form found here.


Case studies

Confidence in science, a roundtable organised on the occasion of Elsevier CEO's visit in Brussels

With COVID, a deluge of scientific information, accurate or inaccurate, has been made available to citizens around the world. On 16 june 2023, Science|Business held a private roundtable featuring the Elsevier CEO Kumsal Bayazit and representatives from the EU institutions, national governments, research organisations and the media to discuss the incentives and safeguards needed to ensure the scientific information landing in the public space is verified and reliable, and to grow confidence of citizens and scientists in the overall research ecosystem. Policy recommendations emerged from the discussion are gathered in a S|B report.

Moderna roundtable - mRNA: The next health revolution.

On April 27 Science|Business, with the support of Moderna, assembled a group of high-level experts to discuss the progress made to date in the field of research around mRNA, its perceived value by research organisations, national governments and cross-border institutions, and identify possible stumbling blocks that need to be addressed to unlock the innovation potential of what many consider as the next revolution in health. For more information about the event and participants, please see here.

Empowering Research Future: Science|Business Drives Success for BUA's Inaugural Conference

On the occasion of BUA’s inaugural conference, we supported the alliance’s members every step of the way up to the delivery of the event, including shaping the concept, identifying speakers, advice on venue and logistics, promotion, registrations, communications with participants and speakers, moderation, live social media and editorial coverage.
The objective of the event was to position BUA as an active stakeholder in the policy making process around some of the hottest ongoing research policy debates and put the Alliance on the radar of EU policy makers when consulting key stakeholders or forming expert groups in the fields.   

Sanofi - Pandemic preparedness: How will the international accord help respond to unforeseen shocks?

With the COVID crisis behind us, WHO was mandated to draft a legally-binding international treaty on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response. On 23 March 2023, Science|Business – in partnership with Sanofi – convened a roundtable discussion with international experts (from WHO, industry, academia, public health bodies, multilateral organisations, think tanks, governments and research organisations) to discuss how to prepare for future pandemics. Key conclusions and recommendations from the group are available in a policy report broadly distributed through SB channels.