For the second year running, the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) has selected ‘CNIO & The City’ −the education and dissemination project run by the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)− from among more than 600 applications, to receive funding as part of the Grants Programme to Foster cience and Technology Culture and Innovation, so that it can continue to build on the success achieved last year.
Education is vital to the development of societies, and for this reason, the CNIO has sought to promote its Science Outreach activities through the project CNIO & The City. Around 54 employees from the centre have become involved in the activities of this initiative with a view to showcasing the science conducted by the Centre in an approachable and understandable way, so that members of the general public get involved and learn through it. CNIO & The City is supported by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) – Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, “la Caixa” Foundation and collaboration with associations such as Amigos de la
‘CNIO and The City’, un proyecto que pretende estrechar lazos entre el Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) y los centros públicos de enseñanza de la Comunidad de Madrid, ha sido uno de los elegidos en la convocatoria de ayudas para el fomento de la cultura científica, tecnológica y de la innovación de la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT).