ESOF2020 News


The 30th Ecsite Conference is currently in full swing in Copenhagen, Denmark, bringing together 1,100+ science engagement professionals from all over the world. Of course, ESOF 2020 Trieste is on site, with our Science In The City Festival Programme manager Paola Rodari and a booth in the Business Bistro section.

SEENET-MTP Balkan School on High Energy and Particle Physics June 3-10

The BS2019 is the 1st school of the second cycle of the CERN-SEENET-MTP PhD training programme mainly addressed to PhD students as well as young post-docs and advanced MSc students. The lectures will cover a broad range of topics in the area of high energy physics and cosmology. The School is a resumption of the previous successful CERN-SEENET-MTP schools (Belgrade 2015, Bucharest 2015, Timisoara 2016, Sofia 2017, Nis 2018). Additional information regarding the SEENET-MTP network is available on the SEENET-MTP website.

15th ENYSSP Conference - European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology

European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology (ENYSSP) held its 15th annual conference in Trieste, from 23rd to 25th May 2019 in Trieste, Italy.

Over 140 participants from 17 European countries and 14 extra-european countries shared their experiences and knowledge during official and unofficial parts of the conference.

Population Aging - Perspectives and Challenges, May 30 2019

May 30 2019, 9 AM to 1:30 PM
Camera di Commercio Venezia Giulia, Sala Maggiore
Piazza della Borsa, 14 - Trieste

A Scientific meeting on population aging promoted by ISTAT and of Regione FVG, with the support of Camera di Commercio Friuli Venezia Giulia, Univeristà degli Studi di Trieste, Università degli Studi di Udine as part of the ProESOF initiative. The event will be held in Italian.

Please register via e-mail at

The Mars Generation - May 22 2019

May 22 8:00 PM
Via dei Fabbri 2/A Trieste


Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Moon Landing 1969-2019, space is again the star with the projection of The Mars Generation Movie.
Michael Mahaffie, editor and co-writer, who will answer questions and speak to the public about space exporation, #STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and filmmaking techniques and writing. 

Trieste Mini Maker Faire 2019

Trieste Mini Maker Faire "Genius Party" and Science Picnic "a day with Leonardo": three days of science and fun at Miramare waiting for ESOF2020, from Friday May 24 to Sunday May 26

IX Spring School “IoT economic and management challenges for e-health integration in the enlarged Europe

From May 13th to 16th 2019 the 9th edition of the Spring School will be held in Koper, Slovenia, entitled “IoT, economic and management challenges for e-health integration in the enlarged Europe”, organized UNITS Bio-engineering group - professor Agostino Accardo, director of higher studies in clinical engineering (SSIC) of UNITS, co-financed by the Central European Initiative.

Mini Maker Faire Ljubljana - Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019, the Mini Maker Faire returns in Ljubljana for the third time! and will host numerous Slovenian and foreign exhibitors that are working in the fields of science and technology, arts, crafts and entrepreneurship.
Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, the Mini Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned, letting Visitors get in touch with their latest technical creations and inventions.

Cross-fertilization of ideas for real success stories

by Gianluigi Rozza

Technology and knowledge transfer is a crucial and strategic activity within the more general mission of creating innovation and guaranteeing valorization of research and talents. It includes a wide range of activities and it is closely related with the so-called third mission of the Universities, together with Education and Research.

Science parks: a bridge between research and business

Interview with Fabrizio Conicella

Public-private partnerships and ecosystems for innovation are at the heart of ESOF2020's Science to Business Programme. We spoke to Fabrizio Conicella, President of APSTI, the Italian Association of Science and Technology Parks…