Most of the plants on our planet are still a mystery to science, to a large extent because the chemical composition of most species has never been fully analysed. Scientists have been studying plants for many centuries, but there is still a lot to learn. In Athens, researchers are trying to unravel the mysterious properties of plants.
Watch videos of all the contests from 2004 to 2014, plus a documentary following the careers of three previous young winners of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists, who have gone on to have amazing careers in science: Lina Tomasella from Italy, Cristian Kraus from Denmark and Jane Feehan from Ireland!
http://ec.europa.eu/horizon2020 Horizon 2020 is the EU's biggest ever research and innovation framework programme with a seven year budget worth nearly €80 billion. The funding is intended to help boost Europe's knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people's lives. The programme is build around three pillars: Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership, and Societal Challenges.
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This playlist contains various videos presenting some of our Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellows, and projects financed by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. Meet our researchers, learn about their research and their experiences abroad, and how MSCA changed their lives! The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Team http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/index_en.htm