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6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.



Museum of science 17 May 2015
Museum of Science Boston presented with award

An award by the National Science Board (NSB)

Museon 17 May 2015
Dutch Innovation Zone

The Dutch Innovation Zone opened in Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci in Milan. This innovative exhibition was developed by Museon and is part of the Dutch contribution to World Expo 2015.

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze 14 May 2015

This year, on May 5th afternoon, MUSE – The Science Museum of Trento (Italy) issued the number 1 million entrance ticket. A rewarding result indeed, which overcomes all the expectations, just 21 months after the grand opening (on July 27, 2013). One million visitors, that is thousands of people who entered MUSE in a constant flow, that increased even more during weekends and holidays.

Experimentarium 30 April 2015

A fire broke out on Monday at Experimentarium (Hellerup, Denmark) - luckily no one was harmed. The fire destroyed part of Experimentarium's old exhibition space, currently undergoing renovation works.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 25 March 2015

The call is launched in the framework of a project, named “Città della Scienza 2.0 – New Products and Services for knowledge society”, funded by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research, in the context of the reconstruction process of the new science centre destroyed by the fire.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 23 March 2015

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt and the Ministry of Education (MoE) have organized Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair 2015 (Intel BASEF 2015). The competition serves the Egyptian youth as it empowers students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 17 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC in collaboration with the MoE have covered 7 governorates this year.

Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH 11 March 2015

Haus der Musik is the first Austrian museum to have signed an international license agreement, enabling the creation of an interactive music museum based on the Viennese model. The interactive music museum "Casa de la Música Viena" is located in the capital of the Mexican state Puebla, about 130km southeast of Mexico City, and was inaugurated on January 13, 2015.

Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH 11 March 2015

The musical education project STAIRPLAY combines an innovative, unconventional approach to music teaching with musical theory content. This new interactive installation allows users to playfully experience and learn about notes and music-making in just a few steps - at every step, in the truest sense of the word.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 10 March 2015
Rosalia Vargas speaking to Città della scienza media students in Naples, March 2015

Last week the Ecsite Board met in Naples (Italy) at Città della scienza, two years after a criminal fire destroyed a large part of the science centre's premices. Choosing Città to host its Board meeting is one of the many signs of support Ecsite has been giving over the past months.