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The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) and European City of Science 2022 actions



Expected Outcomes:

  • Bring together more than 5000 delegates from more than 50 countries within and outside Europe;
  • Showcase latest developments in research and innovation and offer open forum for lively discussion and debate on the future of European science, policy and innovation;
  • Encompass three interconnected programmes: scientific research and innovation, science-to-business and scientific careers;
  • Parallel Science in the City festival targets local citizens to extend and enhance dialog and exchange on science and its role in society.


In addition to the ESOF conference, Leiden, the host city of ESOF 2022, includes two new initiatives:

  • A festival: “European Science in the City” to be organised in close collaboration with the European Commission. The goal of the new event, associated with the more general “Science in the Ci