What Are STSMs?
Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) are exchange visits aimed at supporting researchers’ individual mobility, strengthening existing networks and fostering collaboration. STSMs are intended especially, but not solely, for young researchers.
An STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action ConservePlants, while enabling those partaking in the missions to establish new partnerships, learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and / or methods not available in their own institutions / organisations.
Detailed information on participants’ eligibility, evaluation and selection, financial support, and grant payment procedures can be found in Section 8 of the COST Vademecum.
What are ITC Conference Grants?
COST's priority is enhancing research collaboration where ideas and people can grow without borders. ITC Conference Grants help PhD students and early-career investigators from participating Inclusiveness Target Countries attend international science and technology related conferences that are not specifically organised by a COST Action.
For more information please refer to the User Guide.
Detailed information on participants’ eligibility, evaluation and selection, financial support, and grant payment procedures can be found in Section 9 of the COST Vademecum.
What are Dissemination meetings?
Dissemination meetings are high profile events or conferences not organised by the COST Action. Action MC members or their substitutes shall attend these meetings for the purpose of disseminatingthe Action’s achievements. For more information
Only Action MC members or Action MC substitutes from Participating COST Full Members / COST Cooperating Members are elibile to be reimbursed.
More about Dissemination meetings can be found in Section 4.3 of the COST Vademecum.