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Call for “Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Conference Grants” now open!

Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Conference Grants

The e-MINDs call for “Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Conference Grants” is now open. According to COST rules, only the following countries are entitled to apply to this ITC Conference Grants call: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, fYR Macedonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey (see Vademecum).

The following eligibility criteria apply:
  • Conference Grants are exclusively reserved for PhD students and ECI’s with a primary affiliation in an institution located within an ITC.
  • The applicant must make an oral / poster presentation at the conference in question and must be listed in the official event/conference programme. As proof, the applicant should attach the submitted abstract as well ast the letter of acceptance about the presentation. At the approved conference, the main subject of the oral / poster presentation must be on the topic of the e-MINDS COST Action and must acknowledge COST (see Section 10 of the Vademecum).
The calculation of the financial contribution for each Conference Grant will respect the following criteria:
  • Up to a maximum of EUR 1265 in total can be offered to each successful applicant;
  • Up to a maximum of EUR 160 per day can be justified for accommodation and meal expenses.
  • Up to a maximum of EUR 500 can be claimed for the conference fees to be incurred by the selected Grantee.
The ITC Conference Grant coordinator, Dr. David Culliton, assisted by Prof. Imre Bakonyi and Dr. Jelena Bajat, will perform the evaluation of each received ITC Conference Grant application. The process for selection of successful applicants will consider the scientific scope of the proposed participation and how it will support the e-MINDS COST Action in achieving its scientific objectives.


The application process in details is as follows:

Congratulations to Eleni Rosolymou for the Best Poster Presentation Award

Eleni Rosolymou presented the poster entitled “Synthesis of copper,copper-nickel, tin/tin oxide nanowires by applying template-assisted” at the C-MAC Days 2017, Athens, Greece, 20 -23 November 2017, in the framework of Cost MP1407 and was awarded the “Young Scientist Best Poster Presentation Award”. Congratulations!

Award Certificate


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