Through Ecsite, members have the opportunity to participate in collaborative projects shaping the future of science engagement. Ecsite runs projects funded by the European Commission as well as initiatives in partnership with other organisations. These projects often allow the development of resources like toolkits or guides available to all.


2006 - 2009

AquaRing is an online resource for information on aquatic sciences, set up through an EU project which ran from October 2006 to March 2009. Its content was provided by European aquariums, natural history museums and science centres.

2006 - 2008

e-Castex developed the European online database for scientific travelling exhibitions, Extra, to stimulate the international transfer of scientific touring exhibitions between natural history museums, science centres and museums at large. e-Castex was funded by the European Commissions Science and Society programme.