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ECSITE Annual Conference 2017

The European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) is organising its Annual Conference 2017 in the Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto (MHNC-UP). This event is the largest event in Europe linked to public engagement with science with more than one thousand attendees at a three day conference and this year the main subject will be linked to life sciences.

MSCA awards in Malta

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2017 Prizes Winners announced

Three MSCA fellows have been awarded for excellent results in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Communicating Science and Contribution to a better society. They were selected through a highly competitive call with around 200 applications.

Profile of Marie Skłodowska-Curie

EU research funding targets help for people with Down syndrome

World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March 2017 raises awareness and informs policymaking and action at all levels of society. For its part, the EU has been a major funder of projects and initiatives aimed at promoting inclusion, boosting knowledge and improving the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families.

100 000 fellows supported by MSCA

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions reach 100,000 researchers

We're celebrating the 100 000th fellow supported by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions over the past 20 years. To mark the occasion, 30 highly promising researchers have been selected to showcase the EU's actions dedicated to excellence and worldwide mobility in research.

European Researchers' Night

Vote for the Science is wonder-ful! event

The latest edition of the Science is wonder-ful! – European Researchers' Night event was a hugely successful day. Almost 3,200 people, including over 50 exhibitors from 15 different countries, gathered for the event run by the European Commission and the Parlamentarium (European Parliament).

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions

EU gives a thousand researchers a flying start to their careers

More researchers than ever before are applying for EU funding to start their career in Europe. Those who today, 27 January, have successfully obtained grants from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) are researchers with the highest potential to make a game-changing impact on our society and economy. The high scores awarded to thousands of applications show that the scheme attracts the most brilliant researchers from Europe and other parts of the world.

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