In early April, COST gathered ICT specialists from top Universities, scientific institutions and leading industries. This was the first of a series of workshops looking at the effects of technology on our lives in 20 years time.
COST recently organised a training day in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on 3 and 4 February 2009. Some 150 participants picked up valuable information, ready for the March and September 2009 Open Call collection dates.
COST strives to support European scientists in their networking activities. Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) allow scientists to learn from an institution or laboratory in another COST country - a concept of particular interest to young scientists.
A robot dog that analyses human behaviour and a user-friendly system for classifying digital media drew crowds to the COST stand at ICT 2008. This year's edition took place in the French city of Lyon from 25 to 27 November 2008.
There continues to be a lack of opportunity for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to be independent and set up their first research groups. An issue close to its heart, COST gives reason to encourage the next generation of researchers.
COST showcased its contribution to the European Research Area (ERA) at this year’s EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF2008) in Barcelona.
COST Brings Australia, New Zealand and Europe Closer Together