5th Newsletter


                                                                                                                                                                                              Newsletter 5COST | European Cooperation in Science and Technology

European Network On Ecological Functions Of Trace Metals In Anaerobic Biotechnologies    




1.  Merry Christmas and Great 2015!

Dear COST members! I would like to thanks all of you for your contribution on the COST Action 1302 during 2014!!

For sure 2015 will be as successful as 2014 (or even more :p)!!


2.  14th World Anaerobic digestion congress

Next November 2015 will be hold in Chile the 14th World Anaerobic digestion congress ( http://ad14chile.com/ ) . It will be a great opportunity for exchange and dissemination!

If you are planning to submit an abstract related to our COST Action, please include at the end of the title. COST1302 Network.

If there are enough Oral presentations they will make a special session for our network.


Here you can taste a little bit what they offer!


3.  Planning for 2015

This is a DRAFT of the planned events for 2015, you will get official confirmations from the WG leaders or the organizers, make sure to be in the google list (point 4) or at least the corresponding WG leader knows about you!!

*WG1 meeting Paris. March 2015

*WG2  meeting Galway. June 2015

*WG3  meeting Delft. May 2015

*WG4  meeting Denmark. June 2015

*Training School Paris. July 2015

*G16 supported conference G16 Delft. May 2015

*Southampton industry workshop. April 2015

*MC and WGs Barcelona. October 2015


4.  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).


5.  Short Term Scientific Missions

There are up to 6 STSM available in 2015, 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.


6. 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 5

1.    Merry Christmas and Great 2015!


2.    14th World AD congress


3.    Planning for 2015


4.    Which WG are you interested in?

Fill out the google doc link

5.    STSM

Apply now for a Short Term Scientific Mission

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

Find out how to do it



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