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Festival of Science European Researchers´ Night 2020 in Slovakia

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 954862

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 May 2020

  • End date

    31 January 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.5.

  • Overall budget:

    € 300 000

  • EU contribution

    € 224 950

Coordinated by:

SLOVENSKA ORGANIZACIA PRE VYSKUMNEA VYVOJOVE AKTIVITY ZDRUZENIE

Slovakia

Objective

The European Researchers´ Night (ERN) in Slovakia is the biggest science popularisation event taking place every year since 2007. It attracts thousands of visitors in 5 cities and other localities and brings science and innovation closer to citizens and ordinary people. The festival also consists of several pre-events, accompanying events and a follow up event in different localities in Slovakia. Through an interactive programme it invites visitors to participate in science experiments, demonstrations, discussions and lectures and provides an opportunThe European Researchers´ Night (ERN) in Slovakia is the biggest science popularisation event taking place every year since 2007. It attracts thousands of visitors in 5 cities and other localities and brings science and innovation closer to citizens and ordinary people. It also integrates several pre-events, accompanying events and follow up event in different localities in Slovakia. Through interactive programme it involves visitors in scientific experiments, demonstrations, discussions and lectures and provides an opportunity for dialogue and exchange between scientific community and Slovak society. The ERN also provides a platform for presenting the science and innovation and approaching young people and students to motivate them to embark on research career. Researchers and innovators participating in the ERN have a unique opportunity to bring their scientific work from their laboratories to people and showcase the best of Slovak science and innovation.
Scientific show within the ERN takes place in unusual places – shopping centres and market hall - where it also attracts random visitors and people who normally would not be interested in the topic. The ERN one-day programme consists of presentations and demonstrations in scientific stands, interviews with researchers and innovators, lectures on the main stage, scientific show, competitions and other innovative formats directly involving people into the programme.

Coordinator

SLOVENSKA ORGANIZACIA PRE VYSKUMNEA VYVOJOVE AKTIVITY ZDRUZENIE

Address

Spitalska 10
811 08 Bratislava

Slovakia

Activity type

Other

EU Contribution

€ 167 050

Participants (3)

SLOVENSKA AKADEMIA VIED

Slovakia

EU Contribution

€ 29 625

CENTRUM VEDECKO TECHNICKYCH INFORMACII SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY

Slovakia

EU Contribution

€ 18 900

I-EUROPA SRO

Slovakia

EU Contribution

€ 9 375

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 954862

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 May 2020

  • End date

    31 January 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.5.

  • Overall budget:

    € 300 000

  • EU contribution

    € 224 950

Coordinated by:

SLOVENSKA ORGANIZACIA PRE VYSKUMNEA VYVOJOVE AKTIVITY ZDRUZENIE

Slovakia