COST Workshop for Main Proposers 2019

A COST Workshop will be organized on Thursday 6 June 2019 (10:00 – 12:30) for Belgian researchers that are preparing a COST Action proposal as the Main Proposer.

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a EU-funded programme for the coordination of pan-European research networks (COST actions). It provides funding for networking activities such as meetings, workshops, short term scientific exchanges, training schools, etc. in a wide range of scientific fields.

  • Target Audience
    Researchers, engineers and scholars that are preparing a COST Action proposal as the Main Proposer 
  • Date
    Thursday 6 June 2019, 10:00 - 12:30                                              
  • Registration (before 28 May 2019):
    Send an email to AND 
    Please provide the following information
    First name, Last name, Institution, Title of the proposal and Countries involved, will participate in the sandwich lunch (or not). 
    A confirmation will be sent after successful registration. 
  • Venue:  
    Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles (CFWB), Havenlaan 16, 1080 Brussels
  • Belgian contact points for COST
  • Organizing Committee
    CIS\COST members: BELSPO, CFWB, FWO, SPW, Innoviris and EWI


10:00 - 10:10                Welcome words

Lieve VAN DAELE, Belgian member of COST Committee of Senior Officials / COST National Coordinator, BELSPO

10:10 - 10:40                How to prepare a successful proposal?

Dr. Deniz KARACA, Science Officer, COST Association

10:40 - 11:40                Experiences and best practices by 2 Belgian MC Chairs of COST Actions

Dr. Vicky STRATIGAKI, Universiteit Gent, MC-Chair of COST Action CA17105

Prof. Marthe NYSSENS, Université catholique de Louvain, MC-Chair of COST Action CA16206

11:40 - 12:00                Impressions of a Belgian evaluator for COST

Prof. Gerrit BEEMSTER, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgian COST Review Panel Member

12:00 - 12:30                Questions & Answers

12:30 - 13:30                Sandwich lunch

If you have any questions regarding this workshop or would like to receive more information on COST don’t hesitate to contact us at (TEL: +32 2 550 15 55).