The Regional Government of the Madrid has begun a Scientific Culture and Citizen Participation Programme essentially based on two events: the Madrid Science Fair and the Madrid Science Week, each of which bring together 120,000 citizens every year. The success of these projects lies in the meticulous planning and the creation of networks with the scientific community: educational centres, universities, museums, research centres and companies. The main goal is to bring science and technology closer to citizens and at the same time provide tools that enable them to understand where science fits into society.

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The challenge of the regional government of Madrid
The science of citizens

Almudena del Rosal   Consejería de Educación (Educational Council)

The Regional Government of the Madrid has begun a Scientific Culture and Citizen Participation Programme essentially based on two events: the Madrid Science Fair and the Madrid Science Week, each of which bring together 120,000 citizens every year. The success of these projects lies in the meticulous planning and the creation of networks with the scientific community: educational centres, universities, museums, research centres and companies. The main goal is to bring science and technology closer to citizens and at the same time provide tools that enable them to understand where science fits into society.

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