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    Main Contacts  Pro EuroDILINet

    General enquiries:

    Dr Raul ANDRADE

    Prof Guruprasad AITHAL
    Vice Chair

    Dr Rossella MAGLI
    Science officer

    Ms Nathalie WARENGHIEN
    Administrative officer


    1st Core Group Meeting.

    Lisbon, 9 January 2019 from 9:30 to 17:00


    1st Working Groups Meeting of the COST Action 17112, 2nd Core Group meeting, 2nd Management Committee, training course. Málaga, 14-15 March 2019

    First Management Committee Meeting of CA17112 – Brussels 16 Oct 2018

    Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, fostering collaboration between individuals.


    STSM applicants must be engaged in an official research programme as a PhD Student or postdoctoral fellow or can be employed by, or affiliated to, an institution, organisation or legal entity which has within its remit a clear association with performing research. The institutions / organisation or legal entity where applicants pursue their main strand of research are considered as Home institutions. The Host institution is the institution / organisation that will host the successful applicant.

    The following table shows the scenarios available to eligible STSM applicants:

    Located in an Approved NNC institutionIn a Participating COST Full Member / COST Cooperating Member

    Applicant in a Home Institution To perform an STSM in a Host Institution
    Located in a Participating COST Full Member / COST Cooperating Member In another Participating COST Full Member / COST Cooperating Member
    In a Participating COST Partner Member
    In an Approved IPC Institution
    In an Approved NNC Institution
    In EU Commission, Bodies, Offices and Agencies
    In an Approved European RTD Organisation
    In an Approved International Organisation
    Located in an Approved European RTD Organisation In a Participating COST Full Member / COST
    Cooperating Member

    Eligible STSM applicants must submit their STSM applications online at the following web address:

    STSM Coordinator : Francisco Javier Cubero

    To define transparent criteria of evaluation of STSM applications in line with COST rules
    To evaluate of STSM applications
    To select of the successful candidates and the approval of the scientific report submitted by the STSM grantee
    To promote gender balance, enabling Early Career Investigators (ECI) and broadening geographical inclusiveness

    1Management Committee Meeting – Brussels 16/10/2018