ITC conference grants
ITC Conference Grants provide support for conference participation of ITC Conference Grants provide support for conference participation of Young Researchers or Innovators (a researcher or innovator under the age of 40) from participating ITCs (see here for a list) to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organized by the COST Action. ITC Conference Grants are designed to reimburse costs of conferences attended by eligible Action participants.
ITC Conference Grants are exclusively reserved to Young Researchers or Innovators affiliated to a legal entity in an Inclusiveness Target Country or Near Neighbour Country. Applicants are also requested to consult the COST Annotated Rules for the updated information about ITC Conference Grants. The applicant must make an oral/poster presentation at the conference in question and must be listed in the official event/conference program. The main subject of the oral presentation/poster presentation/speech at the approved conference must be on the topic of the Action and must acknowledge COST. Conferences, meetings and other activities organized by COST/RISEUP-PPD are not eligible.
How to apply
ITC CG calls are open throughout the course of each Riseup-PPD grant period. To apply, open an ITC CG application on e-COST using the dedicated forms available, and upload your CV in your e-COST profile. The Grant Awarding Coordinator Katarina Savić Vujović will be notified and forward the application to the ITC CG Coordinator Andri Christoforou, which in turn will initiate the evaluation procedure by the TS and Grants Committee. ITC CG applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the starting date of the Conference. However, please submit it as possible regardless of ITC CG dates. If the ITC CG does not end prior to 15 October 2022, your application will not be accepted. Applications will be evaluated in 7 days. Upon approval of the application, you will receive a Grant Letter from the Grant Holder stating the approved amount and the conditions for receiving the grant.