22 projects funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) and managed by the Research Executive Agency (REA) will take part in this year’s EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF). The event will take place in Trieste on 2-6 September. Find out more about the seven sessions where MSCA projects are involved.
Thursday 3 September, 12:00 – 13.30
This session will highlight approaches for the transfer of industry 4.0 topics to industry. Three EU-funded projects (SME 4.0 - Industry 4.0 for SMEs, OpenInno Train, MAKERS ) will present their findings on how to improve manufacturing processes and logistics and how to develop fintech and cleantech.
Thursday 3 September, 16:15 – 17:45
This session will present recent developments in electric and automated vehicles through innovative collaborative design approaches. Four projects (ITEAM, CLOVER, PBNv2, ECODRIVE) funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions will highlight cross-sectoral partnership benefits for innovation in intelligent, user- and environment-friendly road mobility.
Thursday 3 September, 18:00 – 19:30
This session will highlight cutting-edge research led by four EU-funded projects (INCOGNITO, SECONDO, BEHAPI, MASTER) on new emerging
digital technology challenges that our society faces, such as cybercrime and user privacy in mobility data.
Friday 4 September, 12:00 – 13.30
This session will present the achievements of five EU-funded projects (FORMILK, AnNuVitE, MAST4HEALTH, mtFOIE GRAS, FoodSMART) involving academic and industrial European partners that are frontrunners in developing food solutions with a positive impact on human health.
Friday 4 September, 18.00 – 19:30
This session aims to present EU funding opportunities for first-class, up-and-coming researchers of any nationality, to advance their careers in Europe, through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and the European Research Council. Dario FASSINI, a former MSCA-IF fellow who did his fellowship at Cherry BioTech in France, who subsequently recruited him, will present the career benefits of the MSCA programme.
Saturday 5 September, 12:00 – 13:30
The session will highlight the scientific achievements of three EU-funded projects (VAHVISTUS, INPACT, MAGNAMED) working on novel anti-cancer medicines based on nanotechnologies and show how these new nano tools can offer “mega therapies”.
Sunday 6 September, 12:00 – 13:30
In this session, two EU-funded projects (REMIND, MEDLEM and Lifebots Exchange) working on user-centered design of innovative healthcare solutions will highlight the positive impact of engaging users and using living labs in healthcare sector.
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a biennial, pan-European science conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation. The conference aims to present the latest advancements and discoveries in the sciences, humanities and social sciences.
Would you like to follow the event? Check out ESOF’s website and Twitter account, as well as the account of the Research Executive Agency. You can also find all information about the event using #ESOF2020 and #TriesteScience2020 on Twitter.
25 August 2020