COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Eingabefrist: 12.05.2017
Der SNF hat per 1. Januar 2017 die Führung der European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) vom Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (SBFI) übernommen. Am 27. März 2017 erfolgt die erste Ausschreibung für Forschungsprojekte, die im Rahmen von COST-Aktionen durchgeführt werden.

COST fördert europaweit die wissenschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Koordination von national finanzierten Forschungsaktivitäten. Das von COST verwendete Instrument sind Netzwerke, sogenannte COST-Aktionen. In diesen Netzwerken werden Forschungstätigkeiten von mindestens sieben verschiedenen Ländern koordiniert.

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COST Success Stories in Switzerland

costThe COST Unit of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI presents a new brochure „COST Success Stories in Switzerland“.

In different success stories, seven researchers from Switzerland tell about their personal experiences with COST and thus demonstrate the diverse possibilities offered by COST. The outstanding scientific progress carried out in a wide range of COST Actions over the years and consequently COST’s international networking and cooperation have contributed to Switzerland’s excellent positioning in the European research landscape. Weiterlesen

COST – 15 Actions Open for Participation

costThe COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) approved 15 new Actions.

These COST Actions are open for participation of Switzerland-based researchers.

More information about COST is available on the website of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI or on the website of the COST Office.

COST – New Actions Approved

costThe COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) approved 40 new Actions on 30 October 2015.

These COST Actions are open for participation of Switzerland-based researchers.
More information about COST is available on the website of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI. Weiterlesen

8 new COST Actions with Swiss Participation

Schweizerische EidgenossenschaftOn 12 March and 8 May 2015, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI decided the participation of Switzerland in 8 new COST Actions.

Switzerland-based researchers interested in either of these research topics can address themselves to: Weiterlesen

COST – 25 new Actions with Swiss Participation

Euresearch 300x100On 16 January 2015, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI decided the participation of Switzerland in 25 new COST Actions.

Switzerland-based researchers interested in either of these research topics, can address themselves, for the scientific questions to the Swiss contact of the Action concerned, and for the administrative questions to the SERI.

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COST – New Actions

Euresearch 300x100The COST Committee approved 40 new Actions
The 192nd meeting of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) was held in Sofia, on 12 – 13 November 2014. The Committee approved 40 new Actions.
These COST Actions are open for participation of Switzerland-based researchers. Weiterlesen

New Open Call in Preparation by the COST Association

Euresearch 300x100Pre-Announcement

The COST Committee of Senior Officials has decided on the outline of the new evaluation and selection procedures as well as the scientific structure of COST in its September Meeting in Brussels. All endeavours are undertaken to have the Open Call official announcement published before end November, the procedures for submission of proposals ready by beginning of January 2015 and the Collection Date set to the end of March 2015. Weiterlesen