We are inviting you to submit proposals for Short Time Scientific Missions (STSMs) between September and December 2015. Applications outside this timeframe will be discarded. However, we will have a more calls for STSMs in 2016.
STSMs are aimed at strengthening existing networks and fostering collaborations by allowing researchers to visit an institution or organization participating in a given COST Action. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action and, at the same time, allow the researchers to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and/or methods not available at their home institution.
The deadline for this call is June 30, 2015.
All proposals will be reviewed by our Steering Committe, the results will be announced end of July 2015.
Please note that an STSM application must include the following documents:
1) A proposal including the proposal title, motivation, and a description of the proposed project
2) A CV of the applicant
3) A host agreement mentioning specifying if the host will provide matching funds
4) The confirmation (pdf file) generated by the electronic eCOST system.
Detailed instructions of how to apply can be found at
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