ESOF2020 News

ESOF2020 Trieste postponed to 2 - 6 September 2020

In response to the Coronavirus emergency EuroScience and Fondazione Internazionale Trieste announce the postponement of the 2020 edition of ESOF to September.

EuroScience and Trieste International Foundation announce that the 2020 edition of the EuroScience Open Forum, originally planned from 5 to 9 July in Trieste (Italy), will be rescheduled to September. As a consequence of the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic from Coronavirus, and the exceptional prevention and safety measures in Italy and in various other countries for the coming weeks, the Forum is now planned for 2-6 September 2020, compatibly with the emergency development. The decision was made in agreement with the European Commission, the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region and the Municipality of Trieste.


Rotary Club Trieste - Host a Doc

Rotary Club Trieste initiative together with FIT – Trieste International Foundation for Scientific progress and freedom and ESOF2020 Trieste

The Rotary Club Trieste will host in its member's homes (room and breakfast provided) a maximum of twenty (20) PhD students, post doc and researchers, under 35 years old, preferably from the Eastern European countries or particularly poor countries (as defined by the list for 2019-2020 academic year provided by the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research), who will participate at EuroScience Open Forum, that will be held in Trieste from the 5th to the 9th of July.

An international Forum for a sustainable world

Editorial by Bruno Della Vedova

Sustainability and innovation will be the key themes and the guide for the three tracks of the ESOF programme, centred for two thirds on the themes that are currently of most interest tied to Science and its ability to provide answers to the main challenges of our times...

Open knowledge, fair future: here comes ESOF 2020 Programme

170 events selected from more than 600 proposals submitted from all over the world, starting, of course, from Europe. More than 4000 participants from around 80 countries are expected in Friuli Venezia Giulia’s capital city, the European City of Science 2020…

Trieste European City Of Science & More 

The choice of Trieste as the European City of Science 2020 is due to the significant scientific tradition of the city which dates back to the end of the 19th century when the Astronomical Observatory was created, followed by institutions active in the fields of Geophysics and Marine Biology…

ESOF2020 press conference: events, speakers, opportunity

A press conference to announce the programme of ESOF2020, previewing some of the highlights among the more than 170 events selected from over 600 proposals that will be featured in the forum, some of the keynote speakers, and the opportunities for the city of Trieste, which, by hosting this unique events, becomes officially European City Of Science 2020.

The press conference will be held in Italian.

Rotary Club Trieste & ESOF2020: Host A Doc

Rotary Club Trieste and ESOF2020 are glad to announce the initiative “Host a Doc”: members of the Rotary Club Trieste will host in their homes young early career researchers from disadvantaged countries during ESOF2020.

Italy at Expo 2020 Dubai and ESOF2020: together to promote science in innovation and sustainable development

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the General Commissariat for the Italian Section at Expo Dubai and ESOF2020 (EuroScience Open Forum), the important event that will take place in Trieste July 5th to 9th to discuss science, technology, innovation and sustainability...

Big Data in Healthcare: the future is now

The use of big data and increasingly accurate analytical tools in the medical field could help improve patient care and treatment, reduce costs associated with health services, predict and prevent epidemic phenomena. Big data have changed and will change even more in the future many areas of health and medicine: from diagnostics to care to the management of health services. The insights gained from this huge amount of information, in health care can help researchers to gain a deeper understanding of the phenomena in order to improve the results of clinical trials, increase the productivity of health workers and improve the effectiveness of the practices themselves.

On these topics we interviewed Russ B. Altman, professor of bioengineering, genetics, medicine, and biomedical data science (and of computer science, by courtesy) and past chairman of the bioengineering department at Stanford University.

Towards a mathematical model of the cardiac function

Interview with Alfio Quarteroni

The understanding of the cardiac function and its fundamental role in the vital processes of so many living systems has always been a fascinating subject for scholars of every time. In a very sketchy overview of the western civilization…