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My Ideal City

Objective

The M.I.C. (My Ideal City) project aims to encourage a European dimension in the communication of science and technology through museums events targeting the public. More specifically, it will support the networking around the development of a coordinated exhibition in different museums, in Member and Associate Countries, that is going to use a “virtual worlds” dimension in order to connect urban planning choices and the awareness of citizens about them, and an International Conference that will bring together academics and science centers to discuss the relationships between urban planning, cyberspace, and science events. The exhibition is going to provide visitors with a “virtual worlds” environment that will re-produce in alternative and different ways their own city as well as the other ones involved in the project. The new cities, the “ideal” ones, will make possible for citizens to re-think their urban environments and the choices done in order to make it as it appear in the virtual environment. The project will not only provide citizens with an exhibition able to raise socio – cultural awareness in relation to the urban choices, but also involve them in the planning of the “ideal cities”, giving another contribution to the spread of an open an transparent process of communication between science (sustainable urban planning), technology (the virtual environment), institutions (science centers) and people. After the exhibition evaluation, the organization of an International Conference will take place, in order to make the awareness about the potential of the mixture developed in the exhibition spread around Europe.

Call for proposal

FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2008-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-CA - Coordination (or networking) actions

Coordinator

MUSEO DELLE SCIENZE
Address
Corso Del Lavoro E Della Scienza 3
38123 Trento
Italy
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 206 700
Administrative Contact
Lavinia Del Longo (Ms.)

Participants (4)

CENTER FOR FORMIDLING AF NATURVIDENSKAB OG MODERNE TEKNOLOGI FOND
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 132 420
Address
Tuborg Havnevej 7
2900 Hellerup
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Erik Johansen (Dr.)
Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem (BSMJ)
Israel
EU contribution
€ 132 420
Address
Hebrew University, Givat Ram
91904 Jerusalem
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Varda Gur Ben Shitrit (Mrs.)
CIENCIA VIVA-AGENCIA NACIONAL PARA A CULTURA CIENTIFICA E TECNOLOGICA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 133 490
Address
Parque Das Nações, Alameda Dos Oceanos Lote 2.10.01
1990-223 Lisboa
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Susana Ferreira (Ms.)
UNIVERSITA IUAV DI VENEZIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 77 040
Address
Santa Croce Tolentini 191
30135 Venezia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Aldo Tommasin (Mr.)