Europlanet public engagement funding scheme, deadline 19 July
15 May 2023
Public Engagement - funding
Europlanet offers up to €5,000 support projects that engage the public with planetary science with the aim of encouraging new ways of sharing planetary science with different kinds of audiences across Europe and beyond to create socially impactful initiatives that combine research, learning, innovation and social development.
Europlanet awards grants for projects to engage the public with planetary science. Through the funding scheme, Europlanet aims to encourage new ways of sharing planetary science with different kinds of audiences across Europe (and beyond) to create socially impactful initiatives that combine research, learning, innovation and social development.
They'll be looking for projects that show innovative approaches to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), societal impact, a commitment to diversity and widening participation, and a potential for sustainability of the project in the medium and long term.
Up to €5,000 is available.
The Europlanet Public Engagement Funding Scheme is designed as a testbed, providing seed-funding for pilot studies that can be complemented with additional funding during the project implementation. Europlanet will encourage projects to share experiences and good practices with the wider outreach community e.g. via the network of Europlanet Regional Hubs, the Europlanet website and newsletters, and sessions at the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC). Evaluation reports will be made accessible online.
Deadline for applications is 19 July.
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