Calls

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) and Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs)

Call for Virtual Mobility Grants

Virtual mobility (VM) consists of a collaboration in virtual setting among researchers or innovators within the COST Action, to exchange knowledge, learn new techniques, etc.

VMs should:

  • Support capacity building and transfer of knowledge through bilateral/multilateral collaborations;

  • Support specific / general topic that can help achieving the Action MoU objectives and deliverables (research coordination);

  • Include flexible and inclusive networking activities crucial to establish new collaborations or reinforce existing collaborations across disciplines and different sectors (e.g., academia and industry / SMEs) with possible impact on career development.

VM applicants must be researcher or innovator affiliated to a legal entity

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Short-term scientific missions (STSMs)

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) are (face to face) exchange visits aimed at:

  • Support capacity building and transfer of knowledge through bilateral/multilateral collaborations;

  • Support specific / general topic that can help achieving the Action MoU objectives and deliverables (research coordination);

  • Are very flexible and inclusive networking activities crucial to establish new collaborations or reinforce existing collaborations across disciplines and different sectors (e.g., academia and industry / SMEs) with possible impact on career development;

  • Typical outcomes are spin-off publications and (funded) projects that contribute to the visibility and impact of the COST Actions, encouraging other researchers to join

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Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs)

A networking activity that can receive financial support from COST. A grant awarded by the Management Committee to a young researcher or innovator affiliated in an ITC or a NNC to present their own work at an international well recognized conference organized by third parties.

INCLUSIVENESS TARGET COUNTRIES (ITC):

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint-Martin (France), Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain), Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey

NEAR NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES (NNC)

Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo , Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, [Russia]*, Syria, Tunisia, and Ukraine.

* Subject to confirmation by the EC

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Dissemination Conference Grants

Presentation of the work of the Action by the Action participant

  • Significantly increase visibility of the Action in the research community, can contribute to increasing visibility of the presenter;

  • Attract additional participants and stakeholders and disseminate Action results to relevant end-users at high profile Conferences in the field on a topic relevant to the Action.

Dissemination Conference benefit to:

  • Dissemination Conference Grantee: receives support for attending and presenting the Action, their activities, and results (oral presentation) at a conference and/or for developing new contacts and potential future collaborations;

  • COST Action: receives increased visibility and awareness, new contacts with potential stakeholders.

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Interested to Participate?

Have a look at our open calls:


STSM Leader

Ivan Chorbev
University Ss Cyril and Methodius
North Macedonia

E: ivanchorbev@gmail.com


ITC Coordinator

Tatjana Loncar-Turukalo
Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad
Serbia

E: turukalo@uns.ac.rs