European Researchers Night 2020 Moldova

The European Researchers’ Night, funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, is a Europe-wide public event that brings researchers closer to the general public. The Night showcases the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives, stimulating interest in research careers – particularly among young people. In 2019, it attracted 1.6 million visitors across 400 cities in Europe and beyond.

MODERNight-2020 project organised the European Researchers’ Night in the Republic of Moldova, on November 27 2020. In premiere, the entire event was carried out online, due to the COVID pandemic, on the project website The event aimed to highlight how researchers contribute to our society by displaying their work in an interactive and engaging form.

The online event at  offered various engaging activities, such as:

  • voting for the best creative and innovative work by pupils and students – the best ones were awarded!
  • discovering what solutions are offered by Moldovan researchers for the challenges of modern society and what resources are made available by the research community to the general public!
  • seeing what happened in other European cities on the day of the event, altogether celebrating science and innovation!