COST Awareness Day & CSO Meeting: Promotion of RTI networking!

Awareness Day for the COST programme: COST - A story of success!
Tech Gate Vienna Wissenschafts- und Technologiepark, Wien

1220 Wien, Donau-City-Straße 9

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is an EU-funded programme that enables experts to set up their interdisciplinary research networks in Europe and beyond. It provides funds for organising conferences, meetings, training schools, short scientific exchanges or other networking activities in a wide range of scientific topics. The COST Awareness Day & CSO Meeting was a 2.5 day event series covering a promotional event on 6 November followed by a gathering of COST senior officials (CSO) and representatives from the COST Association on 7-8 November. Both events were organised within the scope of the Austrian EU council presidency. The following page covers the COST Awareness Day:

The COST Awareness Day „Promotion of RTI networking: COST - A story of success!” addressed experts from all RTI fields, no matter whether they are newcomers or already aquainted with the COST programme.

The 3 hour event included a keynote from COST director Ronald de Bruin, information on how to participate in the programme as well as input from successful proposers.

All presentations are available in the Download Center!


COST Success Stories
Please find hereunder various examples of positively evaluated COST proposals under Austrian lead:


This event was held in English!




This event fulfills the "Österreichische Umweltzeichen" eco-label’s criteria for green meetings.


Topic Dienstleistungsinnovationen, Gesellschaft, Informationstechnologie, Karriere in der Forschung, Lebenswissenschaften, Material und Produktion, Mobilität, Sicherheit und Verteidigung, Umwelt und Energie, weitere Themen, Weltraum
Target group Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Large companies, Universities, Universities of applied sciences, Competence centres, Research facilities, Single researchers, Start Up, (Non-profit) Associations, Authorities, Multipliers / Intermediaries, Youth
Type of event Information event
FFG Unit of organisation European and international programmes
Scope International

Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union