Since 2017, ITC Conference grants: a new tool to support Early Careers
Extract from the COST Vademecum:
"Conference Grants are aimed at supporting PhD students and Early Career Investigator researchers from Participating ITC (Inclusiveness Target Countries) to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action."
Details of Call 1 (Oct 2017 - April 2018)
- PhD student or Early Career Investigator (<8 years after PhD) affiliated to a research institution in a ITC country.
- Target conference and candidate's contribution in scope with NEUBIAS.
- Target conference during the period January 01-April 15th, 2018.
NEUBIAS Expectations for the successful Grantees
- Requisite: Candidate is listed in the conference program with a oral/poster communication to receive the grant
(applications can be submitted before program confirmation, and evaluation can be performed beforehand).
- Evaluation of the application by experts/committee. Scoring attributed to criteria such as:
- Contribution Quality
- Candidate's CV
- Conference Quality/relevance/visibility
- Grantee must provide a short conference report
- Grantee must contribute to NEUBIAS webtool biii.eu with new entries reflecting the conference program
- Refund after the conference upon completion of report.
- Refund can be total or partial, and includes registration fee, travel, accommodation, subsistence.
- Conferences in Europe preferred, outside of Europe possible.
How to apply
- Fill in the Application Form and return it to the ITC-Conference-Grants Coordinator and Chair (see details in the form).
- Application is closed for CALL 1, but presenting authors in conferences happening in March-April 2018 can contact us.
- We already accept applications and pre-enquiries for CALL 2: conferences happening from May 2018 to April 2019.
- NEUBIAS does not restrict the range of conferences to a specific list. Any event dealing with Image Analysis, Imaging and/or Life science is eligible.
"ITC Countries" eligible to competitive ITC Conferrence grants offered by NEUBIAS
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.
ITC-CGs Coordination / Committee
Irene Fondón - Spain, WG3 coLead
Julia Fernandez-Rodriguez - Sweden, WG7 Lead
Julien Colombelli - Chair - please contact for enquiry: julien(dot)colombelli(at)irbbarcelona(dot)org
Kota Miura - Vice-Chair, Germany, WG6 Lead
Natasa Sladoje - Serbia, WG6 coLead
Paula Sampaio - Portugal, WG3 Lead
Perrine Paul-Gilloteaux - France, WG4 Lead
Sebastian Munck - Belgium, WG1 Lead