COST invites proposals for new COST Actions contributing to the scientific, economic, cultural or so-cietal development of Europe. Proposals should include researchers from a minimum of five COST-member states. Proposals playing a precursor role for other European programs involving young groups’ideas are especially welcome.
Currently more than 200 Actions are supported. Every year approximately 50 new Actions will be ap-proved.
On average financial support of some € 90.000 p.a. as grant for normally 4 years can be expected.
A two stage process will be followed to assess proposals. Preliminary Proposals should provide a brief overview of the proposal and its impact. A pre-selection will rank the Preliminary Proposals of which-some 75 per collection date will be invited to submit a Full Proposal.
This continuous call is thematically open. The next collection date for Preliminary Proposals is 25 March 2011.
More information about COST and the Open Call is available from the COST Office website http://www.cost.eu or from the website of the State Secretariat for Education and Research http://www.sbf.admin.ch (http://www.sbf.admin.ch/htm/themen/international/cost_en.html).
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