Thursday 03 October saw the official opening of the 2019 Science Festival on the EPN Campus.
The launching of the 2019 Science Festival in Isere began with visits of the NMR and electron microscopy platforms of the IBS, the ESRF tunnel, the EMBL-IBS partnership platform for high throughput protein crystallography, the Science building and two ILL-ESRF joint laboratories were proposed.
Then the opening ceremony in the IBS seminar room was attended by Chloé Lombard, representing Mr Préfet de l’Isère, Viviane Henry, representing Madam Rector of the Academy of Grenoble, Christophe Ferrari, the President of Grenoble Alpes Metropole, Eric Piolle, Mayor of Grenoble, and Jeany Jean-Baptiste, Director of la Casemate. The directors of the four EPN institutions (EMBL, ESRF, IBS, ILL) and people in charge of the Science Festival in other academic laboratoires or associations were also present.
It was a great opportunity to highlight our cooperative research facilities and our commitment to the promotion and dissemination of science.
More information about IBS events for the 2019 Science Festival can be found here.