Pier 17 Science Studio

The Pier 17 Science Studio is a fellowship program that supports emerging talents in science communication and public engagement to develop new ideas, practices, and models aimed at building open dialogues around science, society, and the wider issues facing us today.


Pier 17 Science Studio offers a fellowship program for early-stage science communicators from a variety of disciplines. Fellows traveling from Switzerland spend one to three months working within swissnex San Francisco’s creative hub at Pier 17.

SciComm Studio

A monthly meetup for lovers of science seeking a community to experiment, explore, and connect around science communication and public engagement.

Related Programming

Public events, exhibitions, and communication produced at Pier 17 bringing together diverse perspectives on scicomm.

Newsletter Signup

Pier 17 Science Studio produces a monthly newsletter as a place to discover new strategies for sharing science with the public. We’ll explore how to keep science engaging and discussions lively through innovative approaches to science storytelling.


Check out our blog posts on all things sci-comm related, with interviews and articles on current trends.

Visiting Experts

Career science communicators from Switzerland adding their expertise and experience to fellowships and public programs.


This project is made possible by Gebert Rüf Stiftung with additional support from the Swiss National Science Foundation.