Two ECIs from ITCs awarded at the 1st CA17140 Conference

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Thu, 17/10/2019 - 08:45

During our 1st CA17140 Conference in Riga (15-17/10/2019) 14 early career investigators (ECIs) belonging to the COST Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs) presented their excellent work.

In this context, two of them were awarded by the CA17140 CG members with a grant to attend an International Conference of their choice to present the results of their Action-related research.

The ITC list and the COST EC policy for ITC can be found at…

So, congratulations to the two award recipeints, Claudia Martins from Portugal and Weronika Gaweda from Poland, for their excellent presentations and all other ECIs from all over Europe for their outstanding work, enthusiasm, and engagement in the Action!

The BRANCH initiative to be launched in March 2020

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Thu, 17/10/2019 - 07:36

Dear COSTers,

Our Action member Evgeny Apartsin is launching the BRANCH society - An interdisciplinary forum for dendrimers, dendrons and branched polymers to fight global challenges.

The major aims of this initiative are:

  • To promote the development of the branched polymers science, technology and applications

  • To engage active young scientists into the field

  • To help establishing horizontal links across different disciplines

  • To exchange opinions ang get new ideas

  • To disseminate knowledge among global audience

This initative is of great interest for our Action. As such, we strongly support it and  reccommend you all to download the relevant presentation from this page and directly contact Evgeny ( for further information.

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Our Action presented at the Russia-UK workshop on biomaterials for cell and drug delivery in Manchester, UK

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Thu, 17/10/2019 - 07:20

Dear COSTers,

our member Evgeny Apartsin (University of Novosibirsk, Russia) was an ambassador of our action at the Russia-UK workshop on "Biomaterials for cell and drug delivery", which was held September 17-19 2019 at the Metropolitan University in Manchester, U.K.

Evgeny presented his Action-related work performed in collaboration with the University of Alcala, Spain. You can find more details in the pdf file downloadable from this page.

Please follow his example and be an Action Ambassador when you give your cancer nanomedicine and Action-related preesentations at Conferences and Workshops!


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1st CA17140 Conference Presentations available

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Wed, 16/10/2019 - 08:49

Dear COSTers,

you can find and download all  presentations proffered during our 1st CA17140 Conference in Riga (10/19) from the dedicated page on this website. Please check here for a quick link to the page.

We thank all presenters for contributing to this great CA17140 event.

Riga MC Meeting Material available

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Tue, 15/10/2019 - 12:52

Dear COSTers,

the Science Officer presenttion, the Chair presentation and the Meeting Agenda are all available for download on the MC meetings page. Please click here for a quick link.


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