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COST Information Day

7. September 2018

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TopicCOST information day
7. September 2018, at 10-14.00
Place: Estonian Academy of Sciences (Kohtu 6, Tallinn)

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is Europe’s oldest research and technology cooperation programme. Estonia is a COST member country since 1997 and more than thousand Estonian researchers have participated in diferent activities.

Presentors on the information day will be  COST president Professor Sierd Cloetingh, Chair of the ERC Working Group on Widening European Participation prof Eva Kondorosi, Professor of Tallinn University Anu Toots and Professor of the University of Tartu Jaanus Harro.

The information day is organized in cooperation with the EURAXESS Estonia network.

The information day is in English.


  9:30 – 10:00     Registration
10:00 – 10:20


Professor Tarmo Soomere, Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia president
Professor Sierd Cloetingh, President of the COST Association
10:20 – 10:50      Promoting and Spreading Research Excellence: Perspectives from COST
Prof. Sierd Cloetingh, President of the COST Association
10:50 – 11:05         Impact through networking
Mr. Bart Veys, COST Policy Officer
11:05 – 11:35      Coffee break
11:35 – 12:20      What are COST Actions and how to participate. How to prepare a proposal?
Mr. Christer Halen, COST Senior Administrator Science Operations
12:20 – 13:15      COST Experience in Estonia

National participation in COST
Ülle Must, COST National Coordinator Estonia

– Examples of experience and best practice from

·        Prof Anu Toots
·        Prof Jaanus Harro
·        Prof Kuldar Taveter

13:15 – 13:25   EURAXESS Hanna Raig, EURAXESS Estonia
13:25 – 13:45 Discussion


7. September 2018