From 7th to 11th February the city of Barcelona – as one of the most important centres for knowledge, research and experimentation in Europe – is hosting the Biennial of City and Science: an open event in which academics, researchers, educators and scientists with the aim of enhancing citizen participation and discussion engagement.
Is scientific knowledge accessible to all? What are the limits of scientific progress? What dilemmas arise from the link between science, the market and the authorities? How can we ensure that everything that is publicly invested in science is useful for progress and social transformation?