August 2021

News Highlights: CERN-tested optical fibres now on the International Space Station; The future innovative FLASH facility based on CERN breakthrough accelerator technology is one step closer.

Entrepreneurship: Startups@CERN opens a YouTube channel!

EU Projects: AIDAinnova launches call for proposals for prospective and technology-driven ("Blue Sky") R&D; I.FAST announces Traineeship Programme at European Accelerator Development Laboratories.

CERN & Society Foundation: CERN Sparks podcasts explore artificial intelligence; KiCad – a tool for sharing, learning and developing.

IdeaSquare: Crowd4SDG opens its 2nd call for projects.

CERN Alumni: Second Collisions: Research Matters – Alumni impact on Society; The CERN Alumni Network celebrates its 7000th member.

CERN openlab: Online ‘lightning talks’ from the 2021 CERN openlab summer students.

CERN's Knowledge Transfer in the media: Detector measures cosmic radiation on the Zugspitze; Three startups compete for Swiss BIC of CERN Technologies’ prize.

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