Presentation on theme: "Researchers Night in Madrid 2011 3 successful experiences in Science Communication EUSEA Annual Conference Dublin, July 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Researchers Night in Madrid 2011 3 successful experiences in Science Communication EUSEA Annual Conference Dublin, July 2012
INDEX Get on Science Researchers & Enterprises Researchers Night 2011 at Cambridge Research and Innovation in Madrid (madri+d) Researchers Night in Madrid 2011
Inhabitants 6 million Total R&D expenditure 3,900 M Researchers 32,100 Public universities 7 Research Institutes 80 Research and innovation in Madrid
Fundación madri+d: created in 2002 as an instrument for the Scientific Policy of Madrid Region, promoting the link between scientific and business environments. madri+d is a regional network of 47 institutions at work since 1997: public and private universities, research institutions, business associations, etc. Making Science and Technology a key element for competitiveness and sustainability of the territory, enterprises, institutions and citizens.
R&D SCIENCE AND SOCIETY Technology Watcht 300 reports TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION Technology Transfer EEN Coordination Entrepreneurs Creation of 329 technology-based firms Laboratories Network 170 labs. Science Week (2011) 1,000 activities 225,000 attendants Museum Network 130 Scientific Collections 102 Science Weblogs 29,336,953 visits Web Site (2011) >67,000,000 visited pages 4,500,000 documents Regional Brand FP7 Promotion Training and Information Daily Newsletter 60,000 subscribers Researchers Night 2011 8,000 attendants
The Scientific Information Office. It plays an important role in the interaction between science and society by improving the scientific information approach and establishing a dialogue with scientists and citizens. Aim Its main objective is to encourage public debate about science and technology, improving access to information and to foster specialized counselling and citizens participation in science and technology. Services Offer daily scientific information to citizens. Analyze thoroughly current issues in R&D. Manage reports and interviews of the main researcher groups in Madrid Organize events and debates. Create communication ways between the scientific community and the media. Activity Areas Organization of Events. Communication and Participation.
Organization of events To bring science closer to citizens and to foster the dialogue with researchers. Researchers Night Madrid Science Week
Researchers Night in Madrid 2011 16 activities (hands-on experiments, theater, music…) 12institutions 120researchers involved 8.000attendants
1. Researchers & Enterprises Researchers from enterprises Anova IT Consulting (Defence, security) Unmanned Solutions (Aeronautical and space engineering) UPM spin-off N2S (Technology-based service-oriented company)
1. Researchers & Enterprises Message to the youngest AISoy Robotics (Social Robots) GlaxoSmithKline-Spain (Diseases of the Developing World Drug Discovery Center ) Mobaloo (mobile applications) Ambiox Biotech (Biomedical solutions)
2. Get on to science See your city with new eyes