Last 13thÂ April took place in Berlin the International Symposium Material Cycles, organised byÂ GreenlabÂ LaboratoryÂ for Sustainable Design Strategies based in Berlin, with the support of FECYT and the Society of Spanish Researchers in Germany (CERFA).
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Spain, Simon Manley, and the Spanish Secretary of State for Research, Development, and Innovation, Carmen Vela, both participated on 22nd June 2017 in an event about Science advice in the FundaciĂłn Rafael del Pino.
Last 18th April, the Spanish School Vicente CaĂ±ada Blanch in London held a new session of âScience in the Classroomâ. This time, students were part of a simulation game to design a product to tackle one sustainable developmental goal (SDG) such as draughts, pollution or gender inequalities
On April 17th, the German Research Summit 2018 took place in Berlin, bringing together more than 200 experts from the fields of science, innovation, economics and politics.Â
Last 15thÂ March, a new session of âScience in the Classroomâ was held in the Spanish School Vicente CaĂ±ada Blanch in London. Javier Castellano, engineer in Ford and diesel-engines specialist, talked about the future of automotive industry to 15-18-year-old students.Â
The 2ndÂ edition of âAmbassadors for Scienceâ came to an end last 22ndÂ February in the Spanish Embassy in London. All participant pairsâcomposed by one scientist and one diplomat or sectorial counselorâshared their own experiences and talked about what they had learnt with this exchange programme.Â
Last 27thÂ February, a new session of âScience in the Classroomâ was held in the Spanish School Vicente CaĂ±ada Blanch in London. 14-16-years-old students got to play the roleplaying game âEsofonia".
On February 8 and 9, the University of Cantabria celebrated its European Research Area Career Day. Under the slogan "Design your future", the Santander International Entrepreneurship Center (CISE), organizer of the event, invited students and researchers to learn about opportunities and alternatives in researchers career.
Se publican las primerasÂ recomendaciones para fomentar la Diplomacia CientĂfica en AmĂ©rica Latina y el Caribe, queÂ han sido elaboradas por los participantes de 10 paĂses que asistieron al primer Curso de Diplomacia CientĂfica para gestores pĂșblicos de AmĂ©rica Latina entre el 11 y el 14 de diciembre de 2017.
The kick off meeting of the European project âS4D4C:Â Using science for/in diplomacy for addressing global challengesâ tookÂ place in Viena on the 1st and 2nd of February of 2018.Â The project, funded by Horizon2020, aims at supporting current and future EU science diplomacy.