The 2019 edition of the European Researchers’ Night (ERN) promoted by INOVA+ took place in the Centro Multimeios de Espinho on the 27th of September and in the Fundação Serralves on the days of 28th and 29th of September, Portugal and Onboard was one of the European projects presented. Aiming at bringing researchers closer to the local and learning communities, this year theme was ScienceWars – May Science be with you! and focused on the I&D contribution to the sustainability of the planet. A set of activities, experiences and presentations were made related to topics such health, food, energy, ICT and environment and some relevant European projects were introduced. One of the projects was Onboard, which main results are related to the promotion of the competitiveness of the maritime sector, particular of the ports and logistics field, in the digital era, by assurance fruitful VET-Business cooperation for the qualification, training and capacity building of young people to the sector. Onboard was integrated in the European corner of the event, showing the website and a brief presentation of the project that was visited by VET schools/centers, teachers/trainers, students/trainees, families and local community.
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