Materials Today, 2017, 20 (1), 1-2

‘Science in the City’: Bringing nanoscale medicine alive

Marilena Hadjidemetriou* and Cyrill Bussy*

The EuroScience Open Forum 2016 (ESOF16) was held this year in Manchester. While hundreds of seminars, workshops and debates on the latest scientific and technological topics took place in the conference venue, an inspiring science festival of activities and events was developed to bring science alive in the city and engage the whole community.