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Design the Future x Terraforming 2022

In this workshop, students from UPV/EHU in the Basque country took the first steps ...to be ready for embracing the seemingly impossible!
Design the Future x Terraforming 2022 In this workshop, students from UPV/EHU in the Basque country took the first steps ...to be ready for embracing the seemingly impossible!

CBI A³ 2022

CBI A³ aims to empower students with the mindset and skills to be change makers, imagining and realizing futures that respect humans and the ecological systems we exist in.
CBI A3 creating their cloud chambers at S'Cool LAB CBI A³ aims to empower students with the mindset and skills to be change makers, imagining and realizing futures that respect humans and the ecological systems we exist in.

IdeaSquare Progress Report

The IdeaSquare Progress Report 2019-2020, astutely combined with the Strategic Outline 2021-2025 has been published and is available to all. Designed as a flippable reading experience, it is a colourful window into the recent achievements and mid-term goals of the innovation space at CERN.
cover The IdeaSquare Progress Report 2019-2020, astutely combined with the Strategic Outline 2021-2025 has been published and is available to all. Designed as a flippable reading experience, it is a colourful window into the recent achievements and mid-term goals of the innovation space at CERN.

IdeaSquare brought its Journal of Experimental Innovation at the International Design Factory Week 2022

The International Design Factory Week 2022 was hosted this October at the Future Design Factory in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
Catarina Batista at the International Design Factory Week 2022 The International Design Factory Week 2022 was hosted this October at the Future Design Factory in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

Austrian Chamber of Commerce workshop

Austrian Chamber of Commerce workshop

How will the future be created? How do we prepare for the unplannable? And how to manage crises? Opening CERN’s innovation knowledge to different industries can help them learn from the organization's experience and explore new methodologies to tackle universal and relevant challenges for the future.



ATTRACT unveils the projects that will benefit from its €28 million fund for innovation

ATTRACT process

ATTRACT, a research and innovation project funded by the European Union and backed by a consortium of nine partners, including CERN, will commit €28 million to finance 36 projects from more than 20 countries

ATTRACT is a European funded project whose goal is to develop next-gen scientific tools, co-create new business and market products, increase European companies’ competitiveness, and trigger more and better jobs for Europeans. (Image: ATTRACT)



Crowd4SDG launches its second call for projects on climate and gender issues

Submit your ideas on how to use crowdsourcing to tackle climate-change-induced gender inequalities before 30 September 2021
Submit your ideas on how to use crowdsourcing to tackle climate-change-induced gender inequalities before 30 September 2021 Submit your ideas on how to use crowdsourcing to tackle climate-change-induced gender inequalities before 30 September 2021

CERN Courier featured IdeaSquare as part of CERN's research and innovation ecosystem

CERN LHC

CERN Courier features IdeaSquare as part of CERN's unique innovation ecosystem.

CERN hosts an ecosystem like no other in the world, from equipment procurement to knowledge-transfer initiatives. IdeaSquare has a special place there since it represents the "fuzzy front end" of innovation.



A new visual language to showcase IdeaSquare’s new strategic approach

A new visual language for a new strategic approach
A new visual language for a new strategic approach

Particle Post: Letters from the Universe

cosmic letterbox

Here is another project which highlights the discourse between art and science to inspire you to think - and feel - outside the box. Our long-term resident Umut Kose collaborated with three other artists, Yuri Tanaka, Pavle Dinulović, and Chris Bruckmayr on this sensory piece of art that is powered by the infinitely small.



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