Science on Stage Festival 2024

Apply by completing application form below before 30th September 2023 for a chance to represent Ireland at the 13th European Science on Stage SonS2024 festival which will take place from 12-15 August, in Turku Finland. At the Science on Stage festival, 450 primary and secondary school teachers from all over Europe share their most creative STEM ideas at stands, in workshops, and in highlight sessions. Participants will be chosen through competitive national events in over 30 countries. The theme of the SonS2024 festival is Sustainability in STEM Education.

The teachers taking part in each festival are selected by the National Steering Committee in their country and present their project in a stand in the fair.

The ideal Science on Stage project
  • promotes students interest in science,
  • refers to everyday life,
  • has a sustainable effect,
  • is feasible in everyday school life and can be financed with reasonable expenses,
  • promotes inquiry-based learning.

Online Application Form 2024

Project description for participation in the next European Science on Stage festival to be held 12-15 August 2024 in Turku, Finland
  • On 25 May 2018, the EU Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO) came into force, which obliges us to protect personal data even better. The data provided will be collected, processed, used and stored by Chair of Ireland NSC for the purpose of running the festival and, among other things, for issuing the certificate of participation, hotel bookings, participation lists and for follow-up work on the event. As we are constantly striving to improve, we will contact you if necessary, within the framework of long-term evaluations up to twelve months after the festival. After project completion, the data will be archived anonymously for statistical purposes. The clear data will be deleted after the anonymization. Your personal contact details will not be passed on to third parties. Notes on data protection consent: The general data protection regulations of Science on Stage Ireland apply ( You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future by sending an e-mail to
  • With your application you agree that your project description will be published in case of selection (conference documents, homepage etc.).
  • Furthermore, you agree that the pictures submitted in the course of your application may appear in the programme brochure (print and online) in the event of a selection. You have the rights to the pictures.
  • Remark: The selection of the participants in the categories Workshop and On Stage activity will be made by the international festival committee.
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