Destination Europe: Research and Innovation Opportunities in Europe

Date & Time

Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 9:30am to 4:30pm


University of Washington, Seattle ,WA


University of Washington



This event is open to the public and  free of charge, but registration is required.

Destination Europe is an event showcasing the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers from anywhere in the world who are interested in working in Europe. A joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States, Destination Europe 2020 will take place at the University of Washington on the eve of the 2020 annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Seattle.

Destination Europe features presentations by funding and grant experts with information on opportunities for all areas of research, including the hard sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, government, business, etc.

The opportunities to be presented at Destination Europe are open to all nationalities, not just Europeans. The EU welcomes talents and skills from all over the world.

Attendees at Destination Europe will find:

  • Experts from European research organizations, funding agencies and European Commission services presenting programs, initiatives, and opportunities to develop one’s research career in Europe including:
    • European Research Council (ERC)
    • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)
    • Euraxess
  • Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission
  • Researchers who have had the experience of moving to Europe temporarily or permanently sharing their experience.
  • Information about the practicalities of moving to Europe (scientific visa, mobility centers, etc.).
  • Diplomats, funding and grant experts with information on research opportunities in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Switzerland and more.
  • An exhibition space with stands providing additional information.
  • Hosted light breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception for networking.

Visit Destination Europe: Research and Innovation Opportunities in Europe for more information and to register.