NUCLEUS Project Launching Ceremony

Time : 2015-10-28

 NUCLEUS project (mission in China) was officially launched in the Chinese science and Technology Museum of China in the afternoon, 20th of September. 

NUCLEUS project is part of the HORIZON2020 project. HORIZON2020 is designed to lead the industry with scientific and technological innovation, so as to respond to various challenges faced by the community. 

NUCLEUS develops, supports and implements inclusive and sustainable approaches to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) within the governance and culture of research organizations. A major goal of the transdisciplinary project will be to stimulate research and innovation which continuously reflects and responds to societal needs. In order to achieve a multifaceted and cross-cultural New Understanding of Communication, Learning and Engagement in Universities and Scientific Institutions, 26 renowned institutions from 15 countries, among them leading representatives of 14 universities, will collaboratively identify, develop, implement and support inclusive and sustainable approaches to RRI. For a mutual learning and exchange process, the project will reach out beyond the European Research Area by including renowned scientific institutions in China, Russia and South Africa.


The start of the project represent that BAST officially join in the HORIZION-2020 project, which is the first time to join the HORIZION-2020 project from the perspective of science communication work in Beijing area, and this offers a new way for BAST to carry out international cooperation in science communication work, improve the theoretical level of science communication, and international comparison of science communication. The research results of the project will provide effective reference for the research management departments and scientific research institution, and provide intellectual support for the development of science communication.