Innovative Public Engagement Conference to be held in Brussels, 16-17 November 2016

ESF President, Martin Hynes, member of the external Scientific Advisory Board for the PE2020 project, will present to a joint policy conference on...

ESF expresses solidarity with EPSO

The European Science Foundation expresses its solidarity with the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO)’s letter, sent  to the President of...

European Science Foundation presents 40 year archive to the Historical Archives of the European Union

The 40-year archive of the European Science Foundation (ESF) has been officially presented to the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) in...

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2016 Call for Expressions of Interest

Career Tracking Survey of Doctorate Holders

Deadline extension - Call for grants for young researchers involved in graphene-related research activities to attend ESOF2016 now open

The new deadline for applications is April 7th, 12:00 (noon), CET.

Neuroscience and Society Network (NSN) Symposium

Organised by King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (KISS-DTC), with support from the ESF, the symposium 'Towards...

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Press Releases

European Science Foundation to present awards at European Space Agency event in London

14 September 2016 - The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the European Space Agency will be presenting the first ever “Solutions to Global...

MASE Astrobiologists study Mars-like environments on Earth to better understand extra-terrestrial signs of life

  3 August 2016 - Recently, a team of astrobiologists from the EU funded MASE (Mars Analogues for Space Exploration) project descended 1.1...

Grant support from European Science Foundation and Graphene Flagship enables young researchers to attend ESOF

  27 July 2016 - Funding support from the European Science Foundation (ESF) and the Graphene Flagship consortium enabled nine young researchers...

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Upcoming Conferences

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Recent Developments

2016 marks a new direction for ESF. After 40 years of success in stimulating European research through its networking, funding and coordination activities, ESF is now a services-based organisation that will continue to contribute to the European Research Area (ERA). Although the association will retain its legal name European Science Foundation, a different trading name and style will...

Recent Developments

ESF MatSEEC Success Story

Metallurgy Europe program recommended by European Science Foundation’s MatSEEC committee has been selected as a new EUREKA Cluster. [Read the full story]