Science|Business is hiring a technology journalist

14 Apr 2023 | Jobs

Science|Business, a Brussels-based media company focused on R&D policy and investment, is expanding its news team with the addition of a new journalist to cover EU technology policy.

This full-time position is for an experienced journalist who can break news and provide incisive analysis on Horizon Europe and other EU programmes for research and innovation, and R&D developments in European technology sectors (energy & climate, defence, digital). Topics to be covered include EU R&D programmes and policy, R&D investments and strategy of major companies, the build-up of military R&D across NATO and other countries, and the expansion of EU programmes for semiconductor, aerospace, renewable energy and other strategic industries.

Key responsibilities:

  • Research and write analytical articles on European technology and policy
  • Contribute to our two weekly newsletters on R&D policy and our Horizon blog
  • Attend relevant conferences and briefings (in Brussels or online)
  • Write incisive news reports from Science|Business conferences and events


  • At least 1 year of professional news experience, including some science and/or technology coverage. Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Native or near-native English writing and speaking skills
  • Knowledge of French or German is a plus

Working in Brussels is preferred. Our office is located in the EU quarter, very close to the European Parliament and other EU institutions.

However, remote work is possible for more experienced journalists who are located in other parts of Europe. On occasion, travel to Brussels may be required.

Please send CV and sample clips to [email protected] by 16 June 2023, indicating in the subject line that you are seeking the Technology Reporter job.

About Science|Business

Science Business Publishing Ltd. is a UK and Belgian media and communications company specialised in the European innovation community. The company was founded in 2004 by leading science and technology journalists in Europe to facilitate cross-border and cross-sector R&D activities, and has developed a unique reputation among European research institutes, universities, technol­ogy companies, EU institutions, and government agencies. Its online news service of EU innovation policy has 25,000 subscribers, and it organises more than 30 events a year on various R&D policy topics.

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