The European Commission invites researchers to bring their projects closer to European citizens

By June 25, 2020Europe

The event Science is Wonderful! brings the world of science, research, and innovation to the public. This year, the exhibition will be fully online, taking place from September 22-24, 2020 as part of the second edition of the European Research and Innovation Days. All MSCA fellows and EU-funded researchers are invited to join through sending an application by July 6, 2020.

The European Research and Innovation Days will bring together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and citizens online to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. As described on the European Commision’s Science is Wonderful! 2020 website, the exhibition, which will take place fully online, will show, through an array of interactive digital activities, “how EU-funded projects and researchers working in all disciplines are developing concrete solutions for the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences, as well as how they are addressing the political priorities that will be at the core of the recovery, notably the European Green Deal and the Horizon Europe missions.”

If you are an MSCA fellow or an EU-funded researcher with answers to questions such as how we can use this crisis to improve the way we live, how our societies can be more united, resilient, and better prepared for future crises, how we can ensure a green recovery and transition, among other questions (see full list of questions here), then you are encouraged to apply to be part of this exciting online initiative. Your research must be broadly linked to the COVID-19 crisis, its aftermath, and/or related political priorities of the European Commission. The full list of accepted disciplines can be found here.

All applicants must fill out an online form by July 6, 2020 to be considered. Decisions will be made quickly and sent out by July 15, 2020.

More information can be found on the European Commission’s Science is Wonderful! 2020 website.