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COST Open Call - Next collection date 30 September 2007

COST - European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research - brings together researchers and experts in different countries working on specific topics.

COST invites proposals for Actions contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal development of Europe. Proposals playing a precursor role for other European programmes and/or initiated by early-stage researchers are especially welcome. The next collection date for preliminary proposals (maximum 1500 words/3 pages) is 30 September 2007.

COST finances networking of nationally funded activities in supporting meetings, conferences, short term scientific exchanges and outreach activities. COST therefore does NOT fund research itself. Financial support in the range of EUR 100 000 per annum for normally 4 years can be expected.

COST is organised in nine broad Domains (Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences; Chemistry and Molecular Sciences and Technologies; Earth System Science and Environmental Management; Food and Agriculture; Forests, their Products and Services; Individuals, Society, Culture and Health; Information and Communication Technologies; Materials, Physical and Nanosciences; Transport and Urban Development).

The intended coverage of each Domain is explained on the COST website.

Full information on the open call is available on which also gives access to the online submission template.

Inge De Prins | alfa
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