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MEET OUR INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS! TWO UPCOMING WORKSHOPS OF OUR CA17140

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Thu, 29/07/2021 - 15:56

Dear COSTers,

it is our pleasure to announce our MEET OUR INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS upcoming virtual workshops.

The agreed dates and schedules for these two online meeting are Tursday 23/9 at 5-6pm CET and Thursday 30/9 at 5-6pm CET.

The industrial partners who kindly agreed to participate in the workshops and their contributions are:


WS on Tursday 23/9 at 5-6pm CET

Phoenix Open Innovation Test Bed for GMP Manufacturing of Nanopharmaceuticals
Dr. Nazende Günday-Türeli, MyBiotec, Germany

Lipid Nanoparticles methods, characteristics and applications in drug delivery
Dr. Paolo Gasco, Nanovector, Italy

Safety-by-design – important cornerstones on the way to the (nano)market
Dr Andreas Falk, BioNanoNet, Austria


WS on Thursday 30/9 at 5-6pm CET

Preclinical toxicity studies at Cellvax
Dr. Mingxing Wei, CellVax, France

Biomedical applications of thick film technology
Dr. Marin Gheorghe, NANOM MEMS, Romania

The REFINE Decision Support System (DSS) for cost- efficient preclinical assessment of nano(bio)materials used in the medical sector
Dr. Lisa Pizzol, GreenDecision, Italy


You can also save the preliminary event flyer available for download on this page.

More info will be posted soon. Stay tuned!

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VIRTUAL NETWORKING MOBILITY GRANTS - CALL NOW OPEN

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Fri, 18/06/2021 - 13:11

Dear COSTers,

the CA17140  Cancer nanomedicine - from the bench to the bedside call for expression of interest for VIRTUAL NETWORKING MOBILITY GRANTS is now open.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants are CA17140 Action participants with a primary affiliation to an institution located in a COST Full or Cooperating Member country or MC Observers from a COST Near Neighbour Country.

Applicants shall provide information about the aim of the VM Grant and how its outcomes will generate benefits to the Action CA17140, actively contribute to the activities and overall objectives of the Action and submit a report at the end, to be approved by the VNS manager on behalf of the MC.

EVALUATION AND SELECTION OF APPLICANTS

The evaluation of applications is performed by the CA17140 Action’s Virtual Networking Support (VNS) Manager with the support of the Core Group, if necessary. The selection of successful grantees shall be based on contributions to the overall objectives of the Action and the implementation of the COST Excellence and Inclusiveness Policy as well as the approved strategy on virtual networking for the Action CA17140, if available.

The applications shall be submitted in e-COST and include required information detailed in the Vademecum, section 10.2.2.

IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIVITIES

The requirements on activities expected to be performed by the successful applicant are listed in section 10.2.3 of the Vademecum.

The successful applicants shall implement the workplan approved in their application within the time frame also there defined and within CA 17140 Grant Period lasting until October 31, 2021.

The grantee will have the obligation to actively contribute to the activities of the relevant Action WG.

The grantee has 30 calendar days from the completion of the Virtual Mobility Grant to submit a report to the Action Chair/ the VNS Manager and to the Science Officer of the Action.

TIME SCHEDULE:

Deadline for applications submission: open collection.

With the provision that the submission and grant implementation will be within the Grant Period lasting until October 31, 2021, taking into account application evaluation processing time – up to 7 days.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT:

A maximum of 6 Virtual Mobility Grants will be awarded. Each Virtual Mobility Grant cannot exceed EUR 1500.

The user guide is available for download from this page.

We llok forward to your submissions!

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CALL FOR VIRTUAL NETWORKING SUPPORT GRANT NOW OPEN

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Mon, 14/06/2021 - 09:28

Dear COSTers,

The CA17140  Cancer nanomedicine - from the bench to the bedside call for VIRTUAL NETWORKING SUPPORT GRANT is now open!

The aim of the Virtual Networking Support Grant is to promote and stimulate virtual collaboration among the members of the CA17140 Action.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants are CA17140 Action participants with a primary affiliation to an institution located in a COST Full or Cooperating Member country or MC Observers from a COST Near Neighbour Country.

Applicants shall be prepared to develop a virtual networking strategy, coordinate the call for expression of interest for the Virtual Mobility Grants and draft at the end of the grant period a report.

EVALUATION AND SELECTION OF APPLICANTS

The evaluation of applications is performed by the CA17140 Action’s Core Group acting on behalf of the MC. The selection of successful grantee shall be based on contributions to the overall objectives of the Action and the implementation of the COST Excellence and Inclusiveness Policy.

The applications shall be submitted in e-COST and include required information detailed in the Vademecum, section 10.1.2.

IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIVITIES

The successful applicant shall take the Virtual Networking Support (VNS) Manager role in the COST Action 17140. The minimum requirements on activities expected to be performed by the successful applicant are listed in section 10.1.3 of the Vademecum.

The grantee has 15 calendar days from the end of the Grant Period to submit a report.

TIME SCHEDULE:

Deadline for applications submission: 18 June 2021

FINANCIAL SUPPORT:

A financial contribution of up to EUR 4 000 will be awarded within the Grant Period lasting until October 31, 2021.

The VTN userguide can be donwloaded from this page. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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INCLUSIVENESS TARGET COUNTRIES (ITC) CONFERENCE GRANTS: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Submitted by Prof Sabrina Pricl on Mon, 07/06/2021 - 12:02

Dear COSTers,

we would like to remind you that the INCLUSIVENESS TARGET COUNTRIES (ITC) CONFERENCE GRANTS CALL - reserved to PhD/Early Career Investigators (ECIS) - is open for applications.

Any Action participant who is a PhD student or an Early Career Investigator (ECI) and is affiliated with an institution located in an ITC country participating in the Action can submit an application request for an ITC Conference Grant. Ideally, the application should be submitted at least 45 days before the conference start date via the e-COST website, by clicking on the ITC Conference Grants tab.
The applicant must be engaged in an official research programme as a PhD Student or postdoctoral fellow, ad is expected to present the results stemming from a COST collaboration at the selected event.

All grant requests are subjected to evaluation and approval.

The following countries are considered ITC: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey.

To the puirpose, we also remind our Community about these two upcoming events of interest:

NanoInnovation 2021 Conference and Exibition, Rome (Italy) September 21-24 2021

NanoMed Europe 21, St Gallen (Switzerland) September 7-9 2021

We look forward to receibing your appliations!

 

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