2nd Newsletter


                                                                                                                                                                                              Newsletter 2COST | European Cooperation in Science and Technology

European Network On Ecological Functions Of Trace Metals In Anaerobic Biotechnologies    



1.  Training School: Biological Treatment of Solid Waste 2nd July – 4th July at Gaeta (Italy)

A training school: “Biological Treatment of solid waste” has been organized together with the Erasmus mundus ETECOS3. Check it here for details. 


Our COST Action ES1302 offers 9 grants for Early Stage Researchers, including travel and accommodation plus free registration to the full ETECOS3 Summer school.


ESR are invited to send an application to the Training School Committee

Please Include 1 page CV and motivation email.


Deadline to submit the application: 23rd May

Notification of acceptance:  30th May

2.   Which WG are you interested in? Fill it out!

Do you want to know who is involved in each Working Group and get really involved through the Working Groups?

Fill out the google doc through this form (just click and fill in it).


3. Short Term Scientific Missions

There are up to 6 STSM available until November 2014, Apply now! Rules can be download at: Vademecum. Check Point 6 STSM (Page 32)

In order to apply for it the applicant must:

1)      Obtain the agreement of the host institution, before submitting an application.

2) Complete the online application form (see https://e-services.cost.eu/stsm)

3)   Send the attached STSM application (by e-mail as attachment) together with any necessary document which the Applicant may regard as helpful in supporting the application at the evaluation process (such as CV, list of publications, motivation letter, letter of support from the home institute etc.), all this additional info has to be sent in a single pdf file and no longer than 5 pages,  to:

– The future Host institution of the STSM. (who will send his agreement to host the applicant to the STSM coordinator)
STSM coordinator.

4)      Once approved by the STSM Committee (STSM coordinator and WG leader related to the STSM), the Grant Holder will send a grant letter generated from e-COST to the applicant.


4. Do you want to disseminate something to the COST_ES1302 Network?

Do you want to show your latest publication/product/service? Are you looking for research/industry partners for a specific call? Or just want to show the new webpage of your lab/company? Whatever you want to share within the COST_ES1302 network just send it to the MC Chair to get it included in the next Newsletter.

Send a title and a short paragraph (it is advisable to include a link for further info).

You also can tweet it for faster dissemination.


Newsletter 2

1.    Training school: Biological treatment of Solid Waste 2nd July –  4th July  

Would like to attend as a trainee? check how to apply for it.


2.    Which WG are you interested in?

Fill out the google doc link

3.    STSM

Apply now for a Short Term Scientific Mission

4.    Do you want to disseminate something to the COST_ES1302 Network?

Find out how to do it



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