Science communication

Communication (Article 38) of a project, dissemination (Article 29) and exploitation (Article 28) of project results are legal obligations in H2020 projects. For details, please refer to the Model Grant Agreement.


→ Communicating Your Project: H2020 Online Manual material:

• The brochure Communicating EU research and innovation guidance for project participants which gives you an overview of best practices and a check list on how to build a communication strategy

Quick guide and tools for Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation in Horizon 2020

• The EU Guide to Science Communication, short videos about science communication in general, and some specific tips on how to improve your communication efforts


• The 60-minute workout webinar to increase the communication impact of your project

• The Social media guide for EU funded R&I projects

• IPR helpdesk brochure “Making the Most of Your H2020 Project. Boosting the impact of your project through effective communication, dissemination and exploitation


→ “Horizon: the EU Research and Innovation Magazine


→ Science communication Nature portfolio: a collection of articles to help scientists communicate science effectively to the public and policymakers


→ Science communication for Climate Researchers webinar series organised by the H2020 Blue-Action project:

Webinar 1: Developing public outreach activities

Webinar 2: Talking to the Media

Webinar 3: Designing Infographics

Webinar 4: The Art of Pitching

Webinar 5: Taking Risks in Science Communication

Webinar 6: Engaging with Policymakers


→ SCIENCE4POLICY: Maximise your impact EU Academy 60 min course and material:

Science for Policy Handbook

EU4FACTS – Community of Practice

• Article: Skills for Evidence-informed policy making

10 Tips for Researchers: How to achieve impact on policy

• Video: Knowledge and Democracy – Why evidence matters

• Training material: Course for scientists on informing policy through evidence

• Report: Understanding our political nature: how to put knowledge and reason at the heart of policy making


Articles and videos

Top 20 things scientists need to know about policy-making

Communicating science TEDx talk by Sheril Kirshenbaum