iCons srl, established in 1999, is a private company, with more than ten years experience in media communication services, business analysis, and socio-economic research. The company is based in Milan (Italy), has a representation in Brussels (Belgium) and a partner company in France (iCons sarl, Fréhel).
iCons srl develop projects of science communication, based on the youris platform, for disseminating the results of RTD in the fields of nanotechnologies, greening of transports, health, environment, energy and climate change.
iCons also focuses on projects aimed to assess the market potential of RTD results, boost and accelerate the promotion and uptake of innovation and raise awareness of stakeholders, particularly industry and SMEs.
Since December 2009, iCons has been founding member of the youris.com EEIG, an independent media agency producing and distributing Video News Releases (VNRs) and on-line information on European leading-edge S&T innovation for TV and web journalists.
The mission of youris.com is to support large European research organisations, institutions and SMEs to design, set-up and implement a complete public communication strategy towards the European TV and web media. Via youris.com, we own a large distribution network to TV station in Europe and beyond. We assure global coverage of research results on the web. Overall, youris.com VNRs have been broadcast more than 550 times by more than 80 European and world national TV stations between year 2003 and year 2009, with a total audience of several hundreds of millions viewers. These data put youris.com at the leading-edge of institutional communication of science, policy and research via television media.
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