The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a biennial, general science conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation. ESOF brings together over 4,500 leading thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators to discuss current and future breakthroughs in contemporary science.

Taking place both virtually and in person, this year’s conference involves numerous representatives from the European Commission’s MSCA programme.

Some of the topics MSCA representatives will be speaking on are:

  • ‘Tracking multiple career pathways of doctoral candidates’
  • ‘Who is responsible for transferable skills and how can RRI and Open Science help?’
  • ‘Forced out, Welcome in: European action for researchers at risk’

Members of the Marie-Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) are also leading in sessions such as:

  • ‘The prestige of scientific expertise vs. technology demand: parallel routes with a common innovative purpose?’
  • ‘Effective Sustainable Policies for Career Development in Research’
  • ‘Mind the gap: Bridging the expectation gap between researchers and employers’
  • ‘Inclusion and gender diversity in research environments: a little less conversation, a little more action please’

In addition, 22 MSCA-funded projects are represented in sessions throughout the conference.
An overview of selected projects can be found via the Research Executive Agency (REA) website.

For more information and to download a full programme for the event, please visit the ESOF’s website.