News archive - List of COST approved actions 2012 released including participation of WBCBack
COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.The programme aims to reduce the fragmentation in European research investments and opening the ERA to cooperation worldwide.
COST anticipates and complements the activities of the EU Framework Programmes, constituting a “bridge” towards the scientific communities of emerging countries. It also increases the mobility of researchers across Europe and fosters the establishment of scientific excellence in the nine key domains:
- Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences
- Food and Agriculture
- Forests, their Products and Services
- Materials, Physics and Nanosciences
- Chemistry and Molecular Sciences and Technologies
- Earth System Science and Environmental Management
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Transport and Urban Development
- Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia and Serbia belong to the 36 COST countries that govern the initiative and participate also ib the COST actions.
To illustrate, in 2012 approved calls Serbia participates in the action "An Integrated European Platform for Pancreas Cancer Research: From Basic Science to Clinical and Public Health Interventions for a Rare Disease", Croatia and FYR of Macedonia participate in the action "Epigenetics and Periconception Environment – Perconception Environment as an Epigenomic Lever for Optimising Food Production and Health in Livestock" and all 4 WBC participate in the action "Sustainable Management of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Europe", "Forest Land Ownership Changes in Europe: Significance for Management and Policy (FACESMAP)" and others.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- FYR of Macedonia
- International; Other
Entry created by Gabriela Cikikyan on August 13, 2012
Modified on August 13, 2012