BE OPEN - Science & Society Festival

Date: 08/09/2018 - 12/09/2018
Location: Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna

Curtain up for top research from Austria
To mark its 50th anniversary, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), together with partners from science and research, is transforming Vienna's Maria Theresa Square into a garden of curiosity and fascination.
Under the patronage of President Alexander Van der Bellen and within the framework of the Austrian EU Council Presidency, the "BE OPEN - Science & Society Festival" from 8 to 12 September 2018 offers top-class research to discover, participate and have a say.

Presentation of the START and WITTGENSTEIN Prizes
At the end of the festival on September 12, 2018, Austria's most prestigious scientific awards, the Wittgenstein Prize and the START Prizes, will be presented to excellent scientists. Look forward to a varied and entertaining evening under the sign of outstanding scientific achievements.

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