Trieste nominated European City of Science 2020
11 July 2017, Trieste - Italy

Trieste has been selected to be the host of the EuroScience Open Forum - ESOF 2020, the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe, taking place from 4 to 10 July 2020. With the motto “Freedom for Science, Science for Freedom”, Trieste will work to make ESOF 2020 an example of strengthening links with Central and Eastern European scientists, businesses, politicians and citizens.

At the press conference held on July 11th at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics – ICTP, in Trieste, Prof. Stefano Fantoni, President of the Trieste International Foundation for Progress and Freedom, announced this successful result in the presence of the local, regional and national authorities.

The competitor candidate, Leiden/The Hague, will host ESOF in 2022.