Open Calls



Fifth Open Call for Short Term Scientific Missions 

Grant Period: 1 November 202 – 31 October 2023

Important days:

Open call: 13/12/2022

Deadline for application: 31/12/2022 

Evaluations: first evaluation will be done 10 days after application submission, final decision: one week after evaluation. 

First possible starting date of the STSM: 01/01/2023 and no later than 30/03/2022

Applicants are encouraged to contact Working Group(s) leader(s) prior to submitting their application to ensure that proposed outcome of their STSM agrees with the objectives of the action. In their application, applicants MUST STATE THE WORKING GROUP THEIR STSM IS CONNECTED TO.

For more information on the application porocedure, please check the following link:


Open call for the Virtual Mobility Grant "Building an interactive platform for European plant conservation actions"


Aims: using the data collected in Activity 1 of the Working Group 1, build a platform that enables public access to conservation action in European endangered plants in an interactive mode enabling 1) the search using different fields and 2) the continuous update by users (upon validation), thus contributing to achieve Deliverable 1 of MoU. For more information, please contact the WG1 leader Sílvia Castro (


Financial support: 1500 EUR. The amount asked by the applicant can be reduced by the committee based on the activities included in the grant application.


Deadline for application: 16/12/2022

First ossible starting date: 20/12/2022


How to apply:

The application must be done through the online application form


Procedure to Apply

To apply, in e-COST complete an application by clicking on the VNT Application tab.

For additional information please refer to the VNT User Manual.