Since March 2021, city2science is consortium partner in the Erasmus+ project “Virtual Hackathon”. The project deals with innovative online learning formats for universities, specifically developping the hackathon format for use in university teaching in Europe. For this purpose, the Virtual Hackathon consortium is designing an online platform that supports and facilitates the execution of hackthons. A […]
2022 got off to a turbulent start for us – in a positive sense with two large, very exciting EU funding applications – the European Universities Initiative “COLOURS” and the European SciComm Center.
In addition, we continue to regularly facilitate inspiring training sessions with young scientists from all over Germany and have been a consortium member of […]
Seldomly a year was so composed of challenges as well as new possibilities! While the corona pandemic continues to turn our life inside-out we have been experiencing that the crisis opens new perspectives with regard to Science Communication and Public Engagement. Open Innovation Processes, a new understanding of transfer, digital methods for collaboration of diverse target […]
We are happy about the publication of our article “Co-Creating the Future: The Power of Social Makerthons in Urban Innovation Ecosystems” in the pnd-rethinking planning-magazine of RWTH Aachen University. It describes Co-Creation-processes and innovative collaboration formats with concrete examples from our work within the past two years.
This week Paderborn’s city centre is set to be transformed into an exciting interactive ideas lab: From 12 to 14 August 2021, children, young people and adults will have the opportunity to enjoy an exciting journey through the world of research – all the way through the past centuries to the digital future.
Under the motto […]
Young people from Germany and Poland engage in creative marathon of ideas during the European Week North Rhine-Westphalia
The first instance of the Social Makerthon #CreateYourope delivered exciting results! On May 7-8, young people aged 16 – 22 years developed ideas for a greener, more sustainable and more inclusive Europe: ideas ranged from urban gardening networks, sustainability […]
How can we shape, co-create and develop a sustainable Europe together? And how can young people actively participate in the European innovation process, shaping the future of Europe?
These questions will be addressed in the Digital Social Makerthon #CreateYourope, organised by city2science from 7-9 May 2021 on behalf of Regionalverband Ruhr, RVR. Partners of this new initiative […]
MAKERTHON OPEN.PUBLIC.PLACES selected as Finalist for the “Science Breakthrough of the Year” at Falling Walls Remote 2020!
Breaking the Walls of Social Innovation: We are proud to announce that the first MAKERTHON OWL – OPEN.PUBIC.PLACES – has been selected as a finalist for the Science Breakthrough of the Year in the category Science Engagement Initiatives at the prestigious conference Falling Walls Remote 2020!
In this video city2science CEO Annette Klinkert gives an insight into […]
2019 begins as it is ending: we are involved in various EU-proposals with great partners treating current subjects within the areas science and society, sustainable city development, strategic development of scientific institutions and smart regions. Besides the support in proposal design and writing city2science is increasingly asked as partner for dissemination as well as public engagement […]
Third Science Night Ruhr delighted with a varied program and fantastic closing shows
A successful night full of experiments, workshops and talks: For the third time Science Night Ruhr transformed the whole Ruhr area into an interactive laboratory on September 28 . […]