Who can participate?

Researchers and innovators from universities, public and private institutions, NGOs, industry and SMEs. Particular emphasis is placed on activities involving researchers from less-research-intensive COST Member countries with a view to increasing their participation.

Thus, COST Actions are open to:

– all fields of science and technology (including interdisciplinary, new and emerging fields);

– all types of institutions (academia, public institutions, SME/Industry, NGO, European/International organisations, etc)

– all career stages; and

– all COST Members (based on mutual benefit). Non-COST Members can join based on mutual benefit, they are spread across the Near Neighbour Countries and International Partner Countries. For more information on international cooperation, please click here.

For further information about participation requirements, you may refer to the COST implementation rules outlining conditions for participating in and setting up COST Actions.