Quantum SpinOff wins European Scientix Resources Award

Laura Tamassia (Teacher Education Department, KHLim, Belgium) receives the Scientix award

Laura Tamassia (Teacher Education Department, KHLim, Belgium) receives the Scientix award


During the 2nd Scientix Conference in Brussels, 24-26 October 2014, The Quantum SpinOff project has been awarded the 1st Scientix Resources Award Category 2, STEM teaching material specifically addressed to students.

The award has been assigned to "Learning Station II: What is light?", in the presence of Dr. Maria Korda, Policy Officer at the Research and Innovation DG of the European Commission.

More information about the Scientix award can be found at:



The European project Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals. In particular, Scientix collects and promotes best practices in science education through an online portal for STEM. Moreover, Scientix organises training and workshops for STEM teachers and European networking events in STEM education.

The Quantum SpinOff awarded resource will be promoted on the Scientix portal, highlighted in the newsletters, at Scientix events and during the media campaigns.

Additionally, Scientix will translate Learning Station II into all 24 official EU languages, and the awarded material will be the focus of presentations and workshops in a Scientix Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab.