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  • ESF signs Memorandum of Understanding with NFEC in Korea to formalize collaboration agreement in the field of Research Infrastructures 

    August 24, 2018

    On 23 August 2018 the European Science Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Research Facilities and Equipment Center (NFEC), based at the Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI), at the ESF headquarters in Strasbourg (France).  With this signature both organisations seal their partnership and strengthen their collaboration in the... Read more

  • What is new with MERIL? 

    July 24, 2018

    The MERIL team has been quite active in the last two months, travelling around Europe to present the project and to foster further discussions with the RI community and stakeholders. Interoperability workshop in Athens On 25 and 26 June 2018 the MERIL team organised a workshop hosted by EKT in Athens (Greece) to discuss interoperability challenges and... Read more

  • VI World Materials Summit Report Released 

    May 17, 2018

    ESF President Martin Hynes is pleased to have contributed to the design and execution of the World Materials Summit and especially the Young Researchers Forum held in Strasbourg in November 2017. The event was well attended and feedback from the younger researchers participating was especially positive. Click here to access more information about this... Read more

  • SciTech Europa interviews ESF's Chief Executive on Europe's changing R&D&I landscape 

    February 14, 2018

    Dr Jean Claude Worms, Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation (ESF) spoke to SciTech Europa Quarterly about the changing R&D&I landscape in Europe today, from funding to the European Research Area (ERA), and how the ESF continues to play a role in fostering innovative advances. To access the full version of the article, please visit: www.scitech... Read more

  • ESF meets with Nanyang Technological University in Singapore 

    August 11, 2017

    On 8 August 2017, the Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation (ESF), Dr Jean-Claude Worms, met with Professor Bertil Andersson, President of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, and with Professor Lam Khin Yong, Chief of Staff and Vice-President for Research, and other senior staff members. Read more

  • Scientific Community marks the establishment of Science Connect 

    April 18, 2017

    The establishment of the new expert services division of the European Science Foundation, Science Connect, was marked formally at an event in Strasbourg City Hall, France, on 3 April 2017.  The event was attended by senior figures from the worlds of science, research, academia and public life, including European and international guests. With 43 years’... Read more

  • ESF joins 40 science groups on an Open Letter to EU 

    February 10, 2017

    The European Science Foundation President and Chief Executive have signed the Open Letter sent by 40 European Science Organizations to the European Commission and European governments, requesting them to work with their counterparts in the US administration to maintain a global science system based on the principles and values that underpin scientific... Read more

  • ESF coordinated research received 2016 international award 

    December 22, 2016

    Re-Becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies (Springer Press, 2016), a book co-edited by David M. Hoffman and Jussi Välimaa, was selected for the 2016 Council for International Higher Education (of the US-based Association for the Study of Higher Education - ASHE) award recognising a highly significant outcome in... Read more

  • E-MRS 2017 Spring Meeting - Call for Papers 

    December 09, 2016

    EMRS returns to Strasbourg with Spring meeting 2017. The 2017 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France) from May 22 to 26, 2017. The conference will consist of 26 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing... Read more

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

    September 29, 2016

    ESF President Martin Hynes, member of the external Scientific Advisory Board for the PE2020 project, will make a presentation to a joint policy conference on best public engagement and sustainable innovation practices that will be held in Brussels on 16-17 November, 2016. The conference identifies common European priorities on how to stimulate societal... Read more