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)

Eligibility

  • 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

Conditions

  • 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.

NEXT CALLS

  • We already accept applications and pre-enquiries for CALL 2: conferences happening from May 2018 to April 2019.

Eligible conferences

  • 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