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COST Information Day
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20 April 2018, 10:00 - 12:30
National Research Development and Innovation Office
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1., II. Floor, Room 231.

The National Research, Development and Innovation Office is organising an Information Day on 20th April, 2018 to present the opportunities provided by the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) initiative.

Policy Officers from the COST Association will inform the audience about the characteristics of COST, how it works, how researchers can participate in COST Actions as well as the submission and evaluation procedure, while Hungarian researchers participating in COST Actions will talk about their experiences and the opportunities COST Actions gave them.

Date of the Information Day: 20 April 2018, 10 a.m.

Venue: National Research Development and Innovation Office (1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.), II. Floor, Room 231. (entrance from Klauzál Street)

The language of the Information Day is English.



What is COST and how does it work?
(COST Policy Officer)
COST Overview, COST Policies
What are the COST Actions and how to participate in them?
(COST Science Operations representative)
COST Actions: the networking instrument COST Countries, Action Structure, Strategy Work and Budget Plan, Networking Tools, How to Participate to COST
Coffee break 
How to prepare a proposal?
(COST Science Operations representative)
Submission, Evaluation, Selection and Approval (SESA) procedure, Proposal Preparation – Practical Aspects
What is the added value and impact of participating in a COST Action?
(Hungarian COST Action participants)
National participation in COST, National procedures to participate in Action MC, contact points (CNC)


Presentations are available and can be downloaded here:

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