Grants

Short Term Scientific Mission grant

Short Term Scientific Missions are exchange visits aiming to support individual mobility, strengthen existing networks, and foster collaboration between COST Action Participants.

It involves a visit of a host organization located in a different country than the country of affiliation by a Researcher or Innovator for the specific work to be carried out and for a determined period of time. The grantee receives funding for implementing a project with an international team and gains new knowledge or access to equipment or techniques not available in the home institution.

The STSM grants are awarded through periodic calls published on the TRACTS website.

To find out more about STSMs, who can apply and how to apply, please click here

In case of any questions about the STSM, please contact our Short Term Scientific Missions Coordinator:
Tina Palaić [tina.palaic@gmail.com]

Dissemination Conference grant 

The Action offers financial support to Action participant for their participation in high-level conferences to present the Action, their activities, and results (oral presentation) and for developing new contacts and potential future collaborations.

The grantee receives support for attending and presenting their work (poster/oral presentation) at a conference and can establish new contacts for future collaborations.

There is no deadline for applications.

In case of any questions about the grants, get in touch with our Grant Awarding Coordinator:
Rui Gomes Coelho [rui.g.coelho@durham.ac.uk]

Inclusiveness Target Country (ITM) Conference grant 

This grant was created to support PhD students, PhD candidates and Young Researchers and Innovators affiliated with institutions in an Inclusiveness Target Country (ITC) or Near Neighbour Country who wish to participate in conferences organized by third-parties. Grantees receive support for attending and presenting their work (poster or oral presentation) at a conference, and are encouraged to network. This is a great tool to bring visibility to the work of researchers and innovators who normally lack the resources to attend international conferences. 

The grantee receives support for attending and presenting their work (poster/oral presentation) at a conference and can establish new contacts for future collaborations.

There is no deadline for applications.

For further information on which countries are considered within the "Inclusiveness Target Country" category and how to apply for grants, please click here.

In case of any questions about the grants, get in touch with our Grant Awarding Coordinator:
Rui Gomes Coelho [rui.g.coelho@durham.ac.uk]

We hope that the scheduled activities and the information we share will be of interest to you. 

All applications must be submitted directly through the eCOST System: https://e-services.cost.eu/activity/grants 

TRACTS COST Action (20134) on "Traces as Research Agenda for Climate Change, Technology Studies, and Social Justice"