Fabio Sciarrino selected as Young Scientist at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016

Fabio Sciarrino has been honoured as Young Scientist at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 – World Economic Forum that will take place in Tianjin (People’s Republic of China) from 26-28 June 2016.

ERC-WEF-2016The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agenda.

The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 (AMNC), dubbed “Summer Davos”, provides a platform for emerging leaders, young researchers and entrepreneurs from around the world to engage with leading figures from industry, politics and science, and to discuss global challenges.

Each year, the World Economic Forum selects 50 scientists worldwide under the age of 40 to participate alongside business and political leaders in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions. The cohort is selected from all regions and from various disciplines to explore global, industry and societal challenges from a scientific perspective. The Young Scientists Community will engage with over 1,500 industry leaders, chief executives of top-ranked multinationals, heads of state/government and ministers, as well as leaders from media, academia and civil society to explore the scientific, societal and business impact of the fourth industrial revolution.

See ERC press release

See ERC announcement of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 – World Economic Forum and ERC delegation