Between September 14 and 18, Leiden European City of Science 2022 is filled with Bright Young Minds. Among them, a 104 participants to the EU TalentOn. United in teams, they are challenged to come up with the best scientific solutions to societal challenges. All the while expanding knowledge and connecting to industry and institute partners. Who are these like-minded individuals from all over Europe that will help solve some of our society’s most prominent challenges?
As part of a small, dedicated EU TalentOn team, the teams formulate challenges related to one of the five EU Missions. Climate adaptation, beating cancer, smart cities, and achieving healthy soils and waters are amongst the themes that during the EU TalentOn teams contribute to.
The participants of the EU TalentOn are in Leiden from September 14 until 18, 2022 and follow a full program under guidance of Mission Navigator Henrik Scheel. From AM to PM, EU TalentOn head quarter PLNT is available for the teams to work and come up with solutions that truly shape the future. On Saturday September 17th, the teams are invited to pitch to the Grand Jury. Which teams take home the EU TalentOn award? Find the full program via the button below.
This first EU TalentOn pilot is an initiative by the European Commission and is co-created with Leiden2022 European City of Science. It aims to bridge the gap between young talent, science and industry, especially in 2022: the European Year of Youth.
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