ESOF 2018 Organisers

Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Located at the heart of the Science neighbourhood in Toulouse, the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (UFTMP) represents 23 higher education institutions, 1 University Hospital and 7 research institutions.

Always aiming at combining democracy and excellence, this collaboration fosters the creation of innovative development policies, enables the spread of scientific culture and a share of knowledge under a common objective: « Sharing Science, towards new horizons ».

L’UFTMP provides with services in 5 education areas:
Arts, Literature and Languages — Humanities and social studies — Law, Economy, Management — Science, Technology, Health — Sport Science & Technics
Being the entry point for its external partners, public communities and businesses — essential supports for a common site policy— the UFTMP works daily with its members, associates and partners in mutualizing its actions for the benefit of all its publics in France and abroad.

The UFTMP is the local project lead of ESOF 2018 Toulouse


EuroScience is the European grassroots organization of scientists and all those taking an interest in science. It is the voice of European researchers, across disciplines and countries; promoting dialogue with researchers worldwide. Open to European researchers across disciplines and countries, EuroScience undertakes to advance science and innovation in Europe, thereby promoting the interests of its thousands of members.

From its inception in 1997, EuroScience has been active in shaping policies for science, technology and innovation (STI) from the discussions leading to the European Charter and Code for Researchers, establishing the ERC, or the shaping of Horizon 2020 and its budget in the EU Financial Framework 2014-2020. EuroScience also plays a key role in RRI Tools, a major project on Responsible Research and Innovation.
In 2004, EuroScience created ESOF, the largest pan-european interdisciplinary meeting on Science & Innovation.