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2021 European Researchers’ Night

A Europe-wide public event, which displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens' daily lives in fun, inspiring ways.


This year, the event will take place in 29 countries on Friday 24 September 2021.

The European Researchers' Night aims to

  • bring research and researchers closer to the public
  • promote excellent research projects across Europe and beyond
  • increase the interest of young people in science and research careers
  • showcase the impact of researchers’ work on people’s daily lives

Visit the ocean literacy events organised in connection to the Mediterranean Ocean Literacy Festival


''Our Sea'' - Let's make the Mediterranean blue

Practical marine science experiment / Learning activity / Video / Guided Tour
Primary school students & Teachers, Youth, Families
10:00 - 13:00, 17:15 - 18:15 CEST, on-site & online
Organised by Cyprus Marine & Maritime Institute



Carriere blu al femminile - Blue jobs for Women

Science café / Workshop / Conference / Seminar
Youth, Students, Teachers, Families
10:00 - 13:00 CEST, online
Organised by Italian National Research Council…


Eurofleets+ Research Vessel Virtual Open Day

Guided tour / Commented boat excursion / Video
14:00 CEST on 24 September, online
English / Spanish
Organised by Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO)



Research Vessel SOCIB Open Day

Guided tour / Walk
18:00 CEST on September 24, on-site
Organised by Balearic Coastal Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB)


Photo exhibition SOCIB ''Researching the ocean, sharing the future''

Street event / Exhibition about a marine topic
18:00 CEST on 24 September, on-site
Spanish / Catalan / English
Organised by Balearic Coastal Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB)