The Science and Culture: Trieste & Rijeka 2020: University of Trieste and University of Rijeka working meeting was held at the University of Rijeka on Monday, December 4, 2017 with representatives of both universities. In 2020, Rijeka will carry the title of European Capital of Culture alongside Trieste carrying the title of European Capital of Science. The event’s purpose of strengthening the opportunities arising from collaboration between Trieste ESOF2020 and Rijeka 2020 projects was enforced by presentations of the representatives of Rijeka 2020 project. The meeting was also the beginning of collaboration between CAS SEE and La Fondazione Internazionale Trieste per il Progresso e la Libertà delle Scienze (FIT).