Registration is Open!

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for ESOF 2016.

Programme Update

Session proposals are currently under final review and updates will be issued towards the end of November.

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ESOF in Manchester

Manchester: A track record of scientific discovery and breakthroughs.

About Manchester

Find out more about Manchester, the host city for ESOF 2016.

ESOF 2014 - The EuroScience stand at ESOF 2014


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The Programme

With nine themes running throughout the conference, there will be something to interest everyone.

ESOF 2014 - Fabiola Gianotti, Particle Physicist, CERN and Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General, CERN, at the opening ceremony - © Mikkel Ostergaard

Keynote Speakers

ESOF 2016 promises to bring the biggest line up of speakers from the science, business, careers and research worlds.

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Meet a speaker

Professor Dame Sally Davies was appointed the Chief Medical Officer for the UK in 2010 after broad and distinguished career in medicine. 

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Dr Hermann Hauser has led an entrepreneurial career of innovation and invention, co-founding Amadeus Capital Partners and playing a key role in the development of ARM.

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Sir Konstantin Novoselov was awarded the Nobel prize in 2010 for his work on the isolation of Graphene at the University of Manchester.

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Sir Andre Geim was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2010 for his work on Graphene at the University of Manchester. He also holds an IgNobel prize for levitating a frog.


When the Champion met the President

For three days during October, President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China visited the UK to meet state, political and business leaders and to see the country that is increasing its ties with his country. On his final day, he visited Manchester, the home of ESOF 2016.

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Research and Innovation in Europe

Research and innovation in Europe are critical to the stability of the economy and ensuring that there is enough growth to accommodate new jobs and create competitiveness between companies, ultimately resulting in a better outcome for the end user.


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Developing the EuroScience Open Forum 2016

With just over a year to go until ESOF 2016, the Delivery Team, Committees and partners are working hard to produce a fantastic conference.

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