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Who deserves an Ecsite Award?

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Applications are now open for the 2019 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards.

Honour a peer who inspires you by nominating them for the Beacon of the Year Award! By 5 April, you can put forward an innovative visionary who is empowering and motivating their peers to reach a common goal: emboldening citizens to engage with science.

And of course, the Sustainable Success Award is back for its 3rd consecutive year. Submit your own application by 5 April or nominate a peer project by 3 March.

Everything you need to know is on the dedicated awards page.


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Mariano Gago Ecsite Award

2019 Awards

In 2019, Barbara Streicher (Executive Manager at Science Center Netzwerk, Vienna Austria) won the Beacon of the Year Award for personal embodiment of our network’s values. SciCo (Athens, Greece) won in the ‘Sustainable Success’ category for a STEM educational programme which brings together young students and educators from remote areas of Greece in order to work together out of school. And Universcience (Paris, France) got a special mention for taking a timely stance to counteract the spreading of misinformation, setting a brave example for the science engagement field.