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3 December: Book launch - Investing in Science

Large particle accelerators, outer space probes, genomics platforms: all are scientific enterprises managed through the new form of the research infrastructure, in which communities of scientists collaborate across nations, universities, research institutions, and disciplines. Such large projects are often publicly funded but how can we evaluate their societal benefits? Which are the tools to assess and further maximise the return for society?

Join us

on 3 December 2019 at 5 pm
at the Globe of Science and Innovation

for a discussion in the light of Professor Massimo Florio's new book "Investing in Science" in the presence of:

  • Massimo Florio – Professor of Economics, University of Milan
  • Thierry Lagrange – Head of CERN’s Industry, Procurement and Knowledge Transfer Department
  • Rüdiger Voss – Past President, European Physical Society
  • Moderated by Ana Godinho – Head of CERN’s Education, Communications & Outreach Group


The book launch is organised with the support of the CERN library.

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