Science Festival - Call for Ideas 2019

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Edinburgh International Science Festival returns in April 2019, and preparations are well underway - so if you have a great idea you'd like to bring to the festival, then they want to hear from you! 

The Festival is offering an open opportunity for anyone - alone, in a group or from an organisation - to submit their bright ideas for an event or exhibition at the science showcase next year (6-21 April 2019). 

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In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, the 2019 Festival theme is Frontiers, exploring the boundaries of knowledge and the spirit of adventure and enquiry that drives science, technology, engineering and maths.

Major areas of focus will include:

  • Healthcare Frontiers
  • Engineering Frontiers
  • Digital Frontiers
  • Environmental Frontiers
  • Planetary Frontiers

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The festival is looking for people who have ideas to inspire and enthral, fascinate and provoke, through interactive events and performances, exhibitions and workshops that bring science to life for all ages.

To find out more and download a series of useful information and application documents, please visit

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