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ITC Conference Grants

ITC Conference Grants aid Young Researchers and Innovators from Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs) or Near Neighbor Countries (NNCs) in attending scientific conferences related to the Action's themes, allowing them to present their work through oral or poster presentations.

These grants cover travel, accommodation, subsistence expenses, registration fees, poster printing, and other related costs, providing up to 1,500€ for conferences.

Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs) include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Republic of North Macedonia, Republic of Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine, while Near Neighbor Countries (NNCs) encompass Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Ukraine. Additional details can be found in Section 1.2.1 of the Annotated Rules for COST Actions.

For more information, see the Annotated rules (among others, page 96).


Dr Marta Acácio

ITC Grants

If you're a young researcher or innovator, affiliated with an institution in an Inclusiveness Target Country (ITC) or Near Neighbor Countries (NNCs), consider applying. You'll need to present at an international science-related conference, either through an oral presentation or a poster, focusing on the EUFLYNET's theme and acknowledging COST. Conferences within your home nation also count for application eligibility. To apply for a grant, please register on the online platform of COST Association e-COST

1st call for
ITC Conference Grants applications

Application deadline: 15 January 2024

Decision and notification: 31 January 2024

Click here to learn more!

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