The European Researchers’ Night is a Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) action, under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020; it consists of a pan-European event taking place on the last Friday- of September. The European Researchers’ Night Madrid is managed by Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d. Education, Youth and Sports Regional Department of Regional Government of Madrid.

Its main objectives are:

• Bring the researchers closer to the general public.
• Increase awareness of the research and innovation activities with a view to supporting the public recognition of researchers.
• Create an understanding of the impact of researchers' work on daily life.
• Encourage young people to embark on scientific careers.


Other projects in Spain

Andalucía European Researchers’ Night
Aragón European Researchers´ Night
Canarias European Researchers´ Night
Cataluña European Researchers´ Night

S-TEAM- G9 Universities European Researchers’ Night (Aragón, Asturias, Baleares, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, Navarra and País Vasco)

350 European cities

since 2005


When and where?

The European Researchers’ Night in Madrid 2020 will take place the 27th and 28th of November in different cities of the Region of Madrid and in Argentina, Ecuador and Uruguay. Its main objective is to bring the researchers closer to the general public in order to create an understanding of the impact of researchers’ work on daily life. Free and playful activities will be performed from 9:00 to 24:00 h.