COST Info Day - Western Balkan Countries

Event date
June 20, 2022
Short description

COST Association organises a dedicated Info Day for participants from the Western Balkans on June 20, 2022. The aim of this online session is to inform researchers and innovators based in Western Balkan countries about COST's role in promoting and spreading research excellence, the role and impact of the programme, and how to submit or connect with COST Actions.


The draft agenda and more information are published on


09:30  Welcome - Ronald de Bruin, COST Director
09:35  Introduction to COST - Katalin Alföldi, COST Policy Officer
09:45  Tour de table Western Balkan countries’ COST representatives, CNCs/ CSOs - Moderated by Katalin Alföldi, COST Policy Officer
10:00  What is a COST Action and how to engage with COST activities? - Giuseppe Lugano, COST Science Officer
10:15  Which activities are funded? - Andrea Tortajada, COST Administrative Officer
10:30  Added value and benefits - COST Action members: COST Action participants from WBC (tbc)
10:50  Q&A - Moderated by Katalin Alföldi, COST Policy Officer
11:10   Break
11:15   European funding initiatives addressing the WBCs - Roundtable with representatives of EIT KICs, Eureka, RCC, HEU support action (tbc) - EIT KIC hubs, Eureka WBC working group, RCC, HEU support action Western Balkans Info Hub / POLICY ANSWERS
11:35   Q&A - Moderated by Katalin Alföldi, COST Policy Officer
11:45   Break
11:50   Workshop on how to submit an application - Giuseppe Lugano COST Science Officer
12:30  End

More information and the link for the meeting will be available on the COST website
Geographical focus
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • Engineering and Technology
  • General
  • Humanities
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Event type
  • Conference WBs
  • Training
  • Webinar

Entry created by Elke Dall on May 31, 2022
Modified on May 31, 2022