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EuroScience Open Forum

Join the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe in Toulouse. Meet scientists, innovators, policy makers and more for networking and debates.


09.07.2018 kl. 14.00 - 14.07.2018 kl. 17.00


ESOF is held in Toulouse, France and is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public.

Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science. More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers.
There will be hundreds conferences, debates, workshops on: 

  • The next scientific breakthroughs 
  • Innovative technologies and their impact on our societies 
  • The future of science policies in Europe 

See all the events in the programme.

Taking part in ESOF is a unique opportunity to:

  • further knowledge on the challenges and breakthroughs in research, innovation and their relation to society;
  • create links, exchange and debate with leaders of the scientific community worldwide in an interdisciplinary context;
  • communicate the latest news on scientific research and innovation to an international audience;
  • develop a network in view of building a research career.

Watch the short video below to see more information or visit the ESOF website.