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This page is dedicated to journalists and Media professionals who wish to cover the activities of the event. The parts below will be constantly updated with the latest information and material available.

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Press opportunities

Journalists following the two-day event will have access to high-level speakers and attendees, including ministers, commissioners, European Parliament members, high-level policymakers, corporate decision makers, technology movers and shakers, EU-funded researchers, and pioneering thinkers and potential investors in EU-funded projects.


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Press materials


During the event, this section will be regularly updated with press releases about breaking news and other announcements.

Latest news on research and innovation

Multimedia material

Please download and share the Event’s promotional video.

Visuals and event branding

You can download and use the visual package of the event branding.

Media pack

European Research and Innovation Days 2021 Media Pack

Event coverage and moments

Photo gallery

The photo coverage of the event will be available on flickr and will be updated constantly with new material during the event.

Video library

The recording of each activity of the event (sessions, workshops, special events etc) will be available here.

You can follow the EU Science and Innovation account on Youtube and activate the notifications in order to get real-time updates on new material.

Media partnerships


TheMayor.EU – the European Portal for Cities and Citizens

TheMayor.EU is an online portal, which puts the lens on the innovations, concerns and goals of small-scale Europe. Cities, towns, regions and citizens regularly consult it for fresh ideas and examples of good practices in anything from digitization to keeping local culture, heritage and tourism vibrant. Visit and become part of the conversation.


Horizon Magazine

Horizon brings you the latest news and features on thought-provoking science and innovative EU-funded research projects. From nanorobotics to coronavirus to the climate crisis, we cover stories on the latest research and leading scientists looking for solutions to today's big challenges.

Join us in exploring the most inspiring science across Europe at:

The Research and Innovation Days on Social Media

Join the conversation. Use the hashtag #RiDaysEU to reach out to the entire European Research and Innovation community. We will be broadcasting content on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Key Social Media accounts