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What is ESI?

Expo-Sciences are non-competitive multicultural exhibitions that showcase STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) projects developed by children and youth from around the world, as well as interactive exhibits by STEAM-related institutions.

The Expo-Sciences programme includes cultural and scientific visits, leisure activities, workshops, and conferences. National youth STEAM programme leaders meet to share and discuss best practices in STEAM promotion and education.

* Last MILSET Expo-Sciences International ESI 2019, Abu Dhabi UAE

Participating in an Expo-Sciences is an opportunity to:

Install and animate a space to highlight youngsters,’ teachers’ and leaders’ efforts and interest in research, science, and technology innovation, enhancing their motivation while contributing to their personal development.

Establish relationships with other institutions with similar goals through the development of scientific, technical, and social projects to exchange ideas and create actions according to the needs of today’s world, for the benefit of industry, the educational sector and society at large.

Be represented at an international level through the young peoples’ projects, allowing for the spreading of knowledge amongst the main target audience (i.e., young people).

Promote Scientific Culture in a multicultural environment, allowing the sharing of experience and good practice so as to achieve higher-standard scientific activities.


The International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology

The International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology (MILSET – Mouvement International pour le Loisir Scientifique et Technique) is a non-governmental, non-profit and politically independent youth organisation, which aims at developing scientific culture among young people through the organisation of science & technology programmes, including science fairs, science camps, congresses and other high-quality activities.

MILSET was founded in 1987 in Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to MILSET, tens of thousands of young people have already met to exchange and make the most of their creations, and discuss with researchers, youth leaders, and industrialists. They have developed projects together, discovered foreign languages and cultures, and have been trained to acquire new technologies.

Due to its constant growth, various regional branches have been formed to-date aiming at having a stronger development and keeping a close connection with the organisations.


The National Network of Youth Activities in Science and Technology (REDMex)

The National Network of Youth Activities in Science and Technology (REDMex) is a group of people and institutions that coordinate, promote and disseminate activities that allow participation spaces that contribute to the formation of a scientific and technological culture in Mexican children and youth.

Achieve the consolidation of a scientific and technological culture based on values, designing strategies that impact society, promoting the formation of human capital in research and helping to strengthen the lines of public policies aimed at the development of science and technology in the country.

The RED has presence in all of México.



The Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla (UPAEP) is a private Mexican higher education institution of Catholic identity, founded by a community of university students and professors, which arises from the support of broad sectors of Puebla society, constituting itself as an authentic model of social solidarity.

"Culture at the Service of the People". Understanding culture as the way of seeing the world, life, and the way of living it following our sociable nature, the University is involved through its being and doing for the benefit of the Community as an organized society.

The Historical Mission of UPAEP
"Demands the rescue of the values and generic identity of the university institution for the current reality, as well as the training of social leaders."

The Cultural Mission of UPAEP
"It requires an effective contribution to the evangelization of culture and the creation of currents of thought as a centre of study, research and dissemination, either because of the values ​​and attitudes of the students who are formed in it, or because of the proposal it produces. in all fields of knowledge and human activity. "

The Pedagogical Mission of the UPAEP
“It claims for the truly comprehensive training of women and men, highly competent and supportive professionals.”