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Martin Penny, ERCEA Head of Unit for Physical Sciences and Engineering, will be available to provide information about the ERC funding opportunities and answer question at the booth and at an information session. Details will follow soon.
Once again, the European Research Council will be attending the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this time in Washington, DC. This is the world’s largest general scientific gathering, welcoming scientists, educators, policymakers, and journalists gathers to discuss cutting-edge developments in science, technology, and policy.
This event will be held as part of the Science Week at the European Parliament (5th- 7th February).
This year the Science Week will be composed of several elements; the 'Brussels Week' of the MEP-scientist pairing scheme, 'Science meets Parliaments', a joint initiative of the Joint Research Centre and the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) to strengthen links between scientists and policy-makers at the EU, national and regional level; the European Science-Media Hub activities and the STOA-ERC event which will bring together policy-makers and ERC grantees.
The STOA-ERC event will bring Members of the European Parliament and ERC grantees together to discuss 3 topics: smart agriculture/food, CRISPR and migration/demography to underline how Europe’s future can be shaped by basic research.
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The event is open to the public.
At this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the European Research Council (ERC) will bring frontier science to the discussions, represented by ERC President Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and eight stellar ERC grantees. There will also be a press conference on the "The science of healthy ageing".