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Submit your COST Action proposal

The next collection date is expected to be 27 April 2018, 12:00 noon (CET).

We invite participants to submit proposals for COST Actions contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe. Multi- and interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged. 

The open call Action Proposal Submission, Evaluation, Selection and Approval (SESA)  procedure  is fully science and technology-driven and will ensure a simple, transparent and competitive proposal evaluation and selection process, reflecting the bottom-up, open and inclusive principles of COST. 

Participants planning to submit a proposal for a COST Action will need to refer to the SESA guidelines .

The minimum number of countries included in the network has increased to  seven COST Full or Cooperating Members . Out of the seven, a minimum of three must be  Inclusiveness Target Countries . For more details, please refer to the  annex   of the updated SESA guidelines

Participants will also need to include the updated technical annex, which should not exceed 15 pages. Results will be communicated in November 2018.

For any questions related to the open call, please contact


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