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Public Engagement Training in Madrid

“Start the Dialogue, Open Up Science!” This was the motto of an interdisciplinary Public Engagement Training city2science conducted in Madrid on 14 November 2018.

We started the workshop with an with input session on trends in Science Communication, RRI and Open Science followed by an interactive session in which the participants reflected upon the benefits of communication […]

19 November 2018|

Minister Prof. Pinkwart is patron of Maker Faire OWL

We are happy to announce that the North Rhine-Westphalian State Minister for Economic Affairs, Digitization, Innovation and Energy Prof. Andreas Pinkwart is the patron of Maker Faire Ruhr. In his welcoming speech to the visitors of Maker Faire Ruhr he expresses his appreciation of the Maker culture.  […]

16 October 2018|

16.000 visitors at Science Night Ruhr 2018

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 . […]

11 October 2018|

Third Science Night Ruhr coming up!

Next week, Friday, 28 September the Science Night Ruhr will take place for the third time. The festival has grown over the years so that at 27 event locations in the whole Ruhr Metropolis people of all ages can enjoy the wonders of science!

At 10 pm there are three different highlights from which the visitors can […]

19 September 2018|

We host the first Maker Faire OWL!

We are currently establishing the fantastic festival of creativity, intriguing inventions and hands-on activities in East Westphalia-Lippe. A historic rail depot in the Hanseatic city of Herford – the city where our office is based – will open its gates on 1 – 2 June 2019 for visionary minds, craftsmen, tinkerers, inventors and mavericks. Curious people of all […]

19 September 2018|

city2science moderates “Innovation Laboratory”

New ideas, new cooperations, new spaces: city2science moderates a panel entitled “Innovation Laboratory” within the conference “ZukunftsBildung Ruhr” (“Future Education Ruhr”). The panel focuses on longterm cooperations between science, economy and society. With the help of best practice examples the participants shall develop new formats for transdisciplinary collaboration.

The two day conference takes place in Essen from […]

18 September 2018|

Maker Faire 2018: A Swirling Celebration of Inventions and Curiosity!

On the weekend 10-11 March 2018 DASA Dortmund celebrated a very special festival of ideas and inventions, crafting and tinkering. More than 6.500 visitors joined the Maker Community at the DASA Working World Exhibition. For the third time, Maker Faire Ruhr invited people of all ages to discover exciting experiments surrounded by wooden typewriters, early televisions and […]

12 March 2018|

Talk on EU funding opportunities in Wiesbaden

On 7 February city2science gave a talk on EU funding opportunities with a focus on knowledge-based urban and regional development. The occasion was an information event of the city of wiesbaden regarding the urban development project “Ostfeld”. Invited were stakeholders of the project as well as city and university stakeholders.

Topics within the talk were :

  • Knowledge-based urban […]
10 February 2018|

European Researchers Night – we are ready!

Our year 2018 starts with a special challenge: We are happy to be invited to create a proposal for the coming European Researchers Night 2018-2019. While the partners and content are still a secret, this video shows the spirit of  exploration and discovery uniting thousands of scientists and visitors all over Europe during this night. […]

4 January 2018|

city2science facilitates “Open Space” at Digital Transfomation Conference

On 5 December 2017 city2science was invited to design and facilitate a co-creative “Open Space” within the European conference Digital Transformation of Corporate Business at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences. The conference focused on “Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data – From buzzword to learning to collaboration”. Around 120 participants  – researchers, entrepreneurs and stakeholders – explored the impact of present and upcoming digital technologies on company organizations, learning and university degrees. The conference was part of a new Erasmus Plus Strategic Partnership developed by Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences (coordinator),  University of of Tartu, Estonia and University of Technology in Brno,  Czechoslovakia.

“Open Space” facilitator Annette Klinkert invited paticipants to “Think and Act Outside the Box”: In co-creative settings participants developed and presented szenarios on the future of digitalization in a changing world. A rewarding and fascinating experience!

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6 December 2017|