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18 May 2017
Online webinar


NCP Academy Webinar on the COST Programme

The “ NCP Academy”, a project for National Contact Points (NCPs) for the Horizon 2020 Programme, organised a webinar about the strategic link and complementarities between Horizon 2020 and the COST Programme. Both programmes are important pillars in the promotion of research cooperation in Europe and essential components of the European Research Area (ERA). The target group were Horizon 2020 NCPs, but the webinar was open to other R&I stakeholders interested in the complementarities between these two programmes.

17 - 18 November 2011
Natural History Museum, London, UK


Advanced Science Communication Training (5th edition)

COST offered its Actions’ Chairs, Vice-Chairs and members with responsibility for communications unique training opportunities to maximise their Action communication potential.

07 April 2011
COST Office, Brussels


News and Views on the European Union and Member States Partnership for International Cooperation

The April COST Seminar featured Ms Sigi Gruber, Head of Unit, Relations with Third Countries from the DG Research & Innovation, who will present news and views on the European Union and Member States Partnership for International Cooperation.

17 March 2011
COST Office, Brussels


Update on the Research and Innovation Priorities of the Hungarian EU Presidency

In October 2010, the European Commission published its communication on launching the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at promoting the EU’s competitiveness through the development of European innovation. The implementation of this initiative under the umbrella of the Europe 2020 strategy started under the Hungarian Presidency and opens a new chapter in this field.

14 February 2011
COST Office, Brussels


The ERRIN network – 10 years of growth

In 2001 the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) was set up as an informal network of regional offices in Brussels discussing research and innovation opportunities within EU programmes. Ten years on, the network is now an established, dynamic and successful Brussels-based network of 90 regions, engaging regional representation offices across Europe.

25 January 2011
COST Office, Brussels


COST & ERRIN Seminar: COST benefits?

COST gave a presentation to ERRIN members to explain the COST funding programme.

18 January 2011
COST Office, Brussels


Promoting Research Integrity in Europe

The COST Office kickstarted the 2011 COST Seminar series by looking at a matter of worldwide concern: Research Integrity. At the Second World Conference on this topic, a key outcome was the agreement to the Singapore Statement which sets out 4 principles and 14 responsibilities which should be followed by researchers worldwide. Tony Mayer and Professor Nicholas H. Steneck, Co-Chairs of the First and Second World Conferences on Research Integrity, presented the Singapore Statement and Laura Marin, Science Officer at the European Science Foundation, introduced the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. They discussed how to promote research integrity to the highest level throughout.

17 November 2010
COST Office, Brussels


The Activities of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO)

The November COST Seminar featured Christopher John Hull, Secretary General of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), with a presentation on EARTO and its recent activities focussing on innovation.

21 September 2010
COST Office, Brussels


COST: Framing The Future - Where have we been? Where are we heading? How do we get there?

Dr Ángeles Rodríguez-Peña, President of the COST Committee of Senior Officials since June 2010, shared her views on the European Research Area and the contributions COST has made and will continue to make to fulfill the objectives of research networking in Europe and beyond.

27 April 2010
COST Office, Brussels


The Western Balkans Regional Strategy on Research and Development for Innovation

April’s COST seminar welcomed Stanislav Daskalov, Head of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Liason Office in Brussels, Lidija Topic, Advisor, and Jovan Tegovski, Special Envoy for the Secretary General for Relations with the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from the RCC Liaison Office in Brussels.


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