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Building science among all, the key role of researchers

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 953820

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 July 2020

  • End date

    31 March 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.5.

  • Overall budget:

    € 171 081

  • EU contribution

    € 142 000

Coordinated by:

FUNDACION PARA EL CONOCIMIENTO MADRIMASD

Spain

Objective

The European Researchers’ Night in Madrid will bring together researchers to the general public and will increase awareness of research and innovation activities, with a view to supporting the public recognition of researchers, creating an understanding of the impact of researchers' work on citizen's daily life, and encouraging young people to embark on scientific careers.
ERNMadrid will implement it by means of a set of 107 festive activities to be carried out in the Region of Madrid on the morning and evening of the 27th and 28th of November 2020. Pre-events will be also organized in summer and after the summer holiday if circumstances allow. One of the biggest will take place in the framework of Madrid Science and Innovation Fair that will organized from the 1st to the 15th of November 2020 to reinforce and prepare the coming Night. Sport competitions as pre-events will be held during September and October and another in December 2020 as post event, if circumstances allow.
The activities will be addressed to public at large, science-addicts and science-reluctant, children, families, teachers, elderly, people regardless their scientific background with a special focus on young people: secondary and primary school students with the main purpose of encouraging STEM subjects and science careers, university students and also vocational education and training students. The event will involve researchers, other researchers benefited by EU funds, especially the Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows, Regional and Academic authorities, stakeholders and managers from universities, research centres, museums, hospitals, NGOs, foundations and industry (Spin offs, SME or Large Companies) in the Region of Madrid.
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Coordinator

FUNDACION PARA EL CONOCIMIENTO MADRIMASD

Address

Paseo De Recoletos, Num. 14
28014 Madrid

Spain

Activity type

Other

EU Contribution

€ 142 000

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 953820

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 July 2020

  • End date

    31 March 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.5.

  • Overall budget:

    € 171 081

  • EU contribution

    € 142 000

Coordinated by:

FUNDACION PARA EL CONOCIMIENTO MADRIMASD

Spain