ITC conference grants- Calls for 2020

ITC Conference Grants are aimed at supporting ECI and PhD students from Participating ITC to attend international science and technology related conferences, event or activity on the topic of the Action that are not organised by the COST Action.

The following eligibility criteria apply:

  1. Conference Grants are exclusively reserved for PhD students, PhD candidates and ECI’s with a primary affiliation in an institution located in an ITC participating in the Action.
  2. The applicant must make an oral/poster presentation at the conference in question and must be listed in the official event/conference programme. The main subject of the oral presentation / poster presentation / speech at the approved conference must be on the topic of the Action and must acknowledge COST (see Section 10 of Vademecum).


ITC Conference Grants Userguide

First Call:                                17th January to 29th February 2020

Second Call:                            19th June to 31st August 2020

Applications send to:    

Deadline 1:                             29th February 2020, 00:00h

Deadline 2:                             31st August 2020, 00:00h


Candidates will need to require pre-approval first from the Core group.

Applications must meet with criteria set in COST Vademecum, Section 9:

In case number of applications exceeds available budget, priority will be given to:

1) applications that relate best to Action topic;

2) applicants that are most involved in the COST Action.