On March the 2nd, the association of Spanish Scientists in Denmark (CED / SFD), which brings together almost 200 Spanish scientists in Denmark, a leading country in technology and innovation, organized the third edition of the "Breaking Down Borders in Research".

FECYT participated in the conference "Opportunities for researchers in Spain" organized in collaboration by the London delegations of the Association of Spanish Reserachers in the United Kingdom and ACCIÓ, the Agency for Competitiveness of the Company of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

Last 28th June, the Instituto Cervantes Manchester hosted a debate about “Arts, Sciences and Society” organised by the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Spanish Embassy in London, FECYT and the Instituto Cervantes Manchester. 

Last 22nd November, the debate “Science, Communication, and Society: colloquium with Goyo Jimenez and Luis Quevedo” was held in the Spanish embassy in London. The event was inaugurated by the Counsellor for Cultural and Scientific Affairs Miguel Oliveros, and was then chaired by the FECYT Science Coordinator Lorenzo Melchor.

ECYT, together with EURAXESS Italy, will lead the activities regarding researcher intersectoral mobility based upon its experience in the EURAXIND project.

The 2nd edition of Ambassadors for Science was launched in November 2017 with ten couples of scientists, diplomats and counsellors, who all shared a few days to learn first-hand about their respective professional worlds. In February 2018, all groups gathered to share their experiences during the last session. 

FECYT launches the mentoring programme "REBECA" for early stage researches interested in professional alternatives beyond academia.