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LUnga notte della ricerca - Lange NAcht der Forschung

Objective

The European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC), the Free university of Bolzano (FUB) and Techno Innovation South Tyrol (TIS) will jointly organise the Researchers' night 2010 “Long Night of Scientific Research” in Bolzano on September 24, 2010. The project mainly aims at enhancing public recognition of researchers and their work, showing their human face to the public at large, regardless of age or scientific background.
As such, it will offer a varied and broad programme of activities addressing both children, teenagers, families, teachers, elderly…and based on a balanced combination n of un and researcher-science linked activities.

The activities will take place in the partners' premises, i.e. close to the city centre for two of them and the industrial area in the south of Bolzano for the third one (TIS).They will be implemented with support of industrial and public bodies selected on the basis of an open call by the project's participants:
o Bolzano local authority: central square events;
o Private companies in the industrial area: guided tours.

Events will take place in easily reachable areas (free shuttle or public means), with students guiding the visitors and coordinating the shuttle; activities will notably include:
o Interactive games;
o Workshops;
o Hands on experiments;
o Lectures
o Exchanges with researchers;
o Demos and science shows…
o Joint competition with EU funded Trento project…
o Illustration of research results and of the European dimension of the event…

Activities will last as from 5 p.m. until late in the night.

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-2010-NIGHT
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Coordinator

ACCADEMIA EUROPEA DI BOLZANO
Address
Viale Druso 1
39100 Bolzano
Italy

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Matthias Mühlberger (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 30 000

Participants (2)

LIBERA UNIVERSITA DI BOLZANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 15 000
Address
Piazza Universita 1
39100 Bolzano

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Monika Stufferin (Ms.)
TIS - TECHNO INNOVATION SOUTH TYROL SCPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 15 000
Address
Via Siemens 19
39100 Bolzano (Bz)

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Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Heiko Schoberwalter (Mr.)