About ERN


The European Researchers’ Night is a Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) action, under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon Europe; it consists of a pan-European event taking place on the last weekend of September. The European Researchers’ Night Madrid is coordinated by Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d. Science, Universities and Innovation Department of the 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

MacaroNight (La Noche en Canarias)

La Noche Europea de los Investigadores e Investigadoras (Universidades G-9): en Aragón, Asturias, Baleares, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, Navarra y País Vasco

Noite Galega das Persoas Investigadoras (G-NIGHT)

Mediterranean Researchers’ Night (MEDNIGHT)

La Noche Europea de l@s Investigador@s (La Noche en Andalucía)

Nit Europea de la Recerca (La Noche en Cataluña) 

La Noche de la Investigación (Wanderlust)

350 European cities

since 2005

When and where?

The European Researchers’ Night in Madrid 2024 will take place the 27th and 28th of September 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.