city2science - Science Communication and Strategy Consulting

city2science was founded in 2012 by CEO Dr. Annette Klinkert. Based on 17 years of national and international management experience in the fields of public engagement and science communication, city2science supports local stakeholders, policy makers, universities and scientific institutions by providing strategic consulting and innovative communication strategies connecting science, city and society. city2science initializes and organizes dialogues between representatives of universities, local decision-makers, cultural institutions, companies, citizens and media. Within this process, stakeholders of cities and scientific institutions are motivated to develop a mutual understanding of their specific challenges and capacities in a local, national and international context. Having conducted a large number of science-communication-events and knowledge-based urban development strategies, city2science offers to establish and support sustainable alliances in cities and regions by encouraging dialogue-oriented processes on a national and international level.

Since September 2016 the CEO of city2science Annette Klinkert is the Executive Director of EUSEA, the European Science Engagement Association (

Annette Klinkert is also the Administrative Project Manager for the HORIZON 2020 Project NUCLEUS at Rhine-Waal University in Cleves, Germany (