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The COST Action CA18214 The Geography of New Working Spaces and the Impact on the Periphery offers grants supporting participation in international conferences. 


ITC Conference Grants are aimed at supporting young researchers from participating Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey) to attend  scientific conferences not specifically organised by our COST Action.

Who can apply?

Conference Grants are exclusively reserved for Early Carrier Investigators: Ph.D. students and ECI’s with a primary affiliation in an institution located in an Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Early Career Investigators (An individual who is within a time span of up to 8 years from the date they obtained their PhD/doctorate – full-time equivalent).

The applicant must make an oral / poster presentation at the conference in question and must be listed in the official event/conference programme. The main subject of the oral or poster presentation or speech at the approved conference must be on the topic of the CA18214 Action and must acknowledge COST.

The participation of each applicant must be pre-approved by the Action MC.

The financial support ITC

A Conference Grant is a fixed financial contribution that takes into consideration the budget request of the applicant and the outcome of the evaluation of the application by the delegated person(s).

Conference Grants do not necessarily cover all of the expenses related to participating in a given conference. A Conference Grant is a contribution to the overall travel, accommodation and meal expenses of the selected Grantee.

For any questions regarding the grant, please contact:

Ilaria Mariotti:

Pavel Bednar: