What we do
Science Studios is an innovative communication agency rooted in science and technology, and working at the borders of communication, media and policy.
Our strong background in research, innovation and education, combined with
in-depth communication and policy experiences, offers a unique blend to develop innovative ideas and projects around science.
We're driven by the conviction that a deep understanding of research and technology is essential for efficient and up-to-date services in communication, media relations, project ideation, management and consulting.
We manage innovative science communication projects
We develop and implement communication strategies and narratives
We foster networks, handle media and maintain public relations
We write, shoot, edit and publish awesome corporate content
We moderate scientific panels and conferences
We teach, give workshops and we boost your people
We advise on crises, sensitive and reputation issues
Who we are
Founder and Owner
Mirko Bischofberger is a lecturer and expert in Science Communication at EPFL, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich. He studied molecular biology and bioinformatics at ETH Zurich and holds a PhD from EPFL. After working for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and the Swiss Parliament, he continued to the SNSF and EPFL. Mirko is a leading force behind innovative projects such as Switzerland's first crowdfunding channel for science, the introduction of social media classes for professors, The Galactic Chloé Show, the use of Wikipedia for science communication, as well as AI for Science Communication.
Barbara Gallavotti is a biologist and an expert in communicating science through old and new media. She likes using words, images, objects, or artworks to involve the public, both as consumers or as participants in interactive events. For more than 20 years she works for with the Italian National TV (RAI), where she's an author of the prime-time science broadcast Superquark and Ulisse. She also realized documentaries, short videos, interactive products, and institutional videos for Italian and Swiss institutions. Barbara is an expert in institutional science communication.
Samuel Van Gele is a PhD student at the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Germany. During his studies at EPFL, he was actively involved in science communication, collaborating closely with the Science Outreach department and his faculty to engage with children, high school students and the general public on various occasions. Presently, he's working on establishing new science outreach initiatives with a particular focus on promoting inclusivity and accessibility in STEM fields.
Martin Boyer is co-founder of both the science communication network noûs and the international cultural event agency Institute of Incoherent Cinematography. He is a polyglot scientific writer, art director, documentarist and event organiser. Following studies in Biochemistry and Neuroscience at the ETH Zurich, Martin enrolled in New Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. Thereafter he gained a transdisciplinary PhD in the History of Pharmacology from Collegium Helveticum.