EIROforum was actively present at the EU Research and Innovation Days, held from 24 to 26 September in Brussels.
The 31st EU Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) took place from 13-18 September in Sofia, Bulgaria. Over 150 young scientists – students aged from 15-19 years - from 39 countries presented their research projects to the public, and to a jury composed of prominent scientists from across the world.
On 1 July 2019, CERN took over the presidency of EIROforum from EUROfusion.
EIROforum Directors-General pay tribute to contribution of LGBTQ+ in STEM.
EIROforum DGA Assembly attended by EIRO DGs, Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General Research and Innovation European Commission and Paul Dabbar, Under Secretary of Energy for Science, US Department of Energy.
The 6th EIROforum School on Instrumentation taught basic instrumentation principles and highlighted importance of AI and tech transfer.
In the paper titled “European Research Infrastructures: Value, Role and Support in Horizon Europe,” EIROforum emphasises that the RIs “are pivotal in sustaining and enhancing the competitiveness and world-class excellence of the European science.”
The annual EIROforum Communications meeting is a chance for the EIRO members to discuss a number of communication topics of mutual interest.
EIROforum Director Generals release a joint statement expressing their commitment to ensuring that Women and Girls are afforded equal opportunities to be part of the STEM fields.
Tony Donné is representing EIROforum in his capacity as the current EIROforum Chair at ICRI 2018.