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COST is an EU-funded programme that enables researchers to set up their interdisciplinary research networks in Europe and beyond. We provide funds for organising conferences, meetings, training schools, short scientific exchanges or other networking activities in a wide range of scientific topics. By creating open spaces where people and ideas can grow, we unlock the full potential of science. read more

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Novel tools to improve plant production could boost food security

Food insecurity is deadly – 9 million people die of hunger and hunger-related illnesses annually. This problem is set to continue, with the global population predicted to rise from 6.9 billion in 2010 to 9.8 billion people by 2050.


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19 September 2017
COST Director Ronald de Bruin travels to Macedonia to strengthen scientific participation

Director Dr Ronald de Bruin, travelled to Macedonia this September, as part of an Info Day to increase participation in COST-funded activities within the Macedonian research community.


17 August 2017
New safeguards to protect Europe’s communication networks

A network of COST researchers is developing innovative solutions to strengthen Europe’s communication systems and increase their resilience to terrorist attacks, natural disasters and hardware or software failures.


12 July 2017
COST President, Prof Sierd Cloetingh, attending EU Parliament event on the relevance of foresight and its impact on policy decisions

A deeper reflection about how to ensure a successful interplay between science and policy is key. During a panel debate organised at the EU Parliament COST President, Prof Sierd Cloethingh, shared his views on foresight from a research-funding perspective.


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COST – what's in it for researchers?





Strategy Corner

This section features the work of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), including the policy-driven Targeted Networks. read more

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