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News 31 July 2019
© European Union, 2019. Photographer: Etienne Ansotte.

Ecsite is meeting Commissioner Moedas’ Cabinet at the European Commission on 1 August to discuss our Open Letter asking for strong science engagement in Horizon Europe.

Calls 30 July 2019
European Green Capital logo

The European Commission is looking for four experts. Apply by 30 August.

News 30 July 2019
People joining their fingers

A new scheme funding Actions that advance the field. Applications open on 2 September for Actions taking place in 2020.

Calls 30 July 2019

The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the Strategic Planning for the upcoming framework programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe. Answer by 8 September.

News 25 July 2019
Mairéad Hurley, Dacha Atienza, Elin Ravndal Bell and Siri Vinje

Two experts and two 2021 Host representatives are joining, welcome!

Calls 24 July 2019
Trumpet player

The Spokes Editorial Committee is looking for portraits of science engagement professionals with unusual talents, put at the service of their job. Get in touch by 20 September.

News 24 July 2019
Ecsite Open letter to R&I Commissioner C. Moedas

135 organisations and networks from 28 European and associated countries have endorsed Ecsite’s Open letter asking for strong science engagement in Horizon Europe. Now help us push for more impact.

News 23 July 2019
A view of Ljubljana and its castle - picture Primož Hieng / Ljubljana Tourism

The 2020 Ecsite Conference will be taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 11-13 June 2020. It will be hosted by the Kersnikova Institute.

News 17 July 2019
Teachers and trainers at the "Space exploration in education" spaceEU Summer School pose for a group picture in Marathon, Greece.

A group of pan-European teacher ambassadors get ready to work with spaceEU partners on an insipiring programme of formal and informal activities on space and STEM. Read more about the first spaceEU Summer School that took place in Marathon, Greece between 30 June and 5 Juy 2019.

News 17 July 2019
European Union map showing locations of FIT4FOOD2030 City Labs

Look back on one and a half years of work towards food system transformation and catch a glimpse of what's coming next


Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #55, September 2019

IN DEPTH: Lack of motivation? by P. Kolk

LOOKOUT: Decolonising the Museum 

PORTFOLIO: Newly opened by E. Cronin

COLUMN: You are the Conference's backbone by M. Myllykoski

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