Call for Abstracts: WG2 Virtual Meetings

Since we can not meet face-to-face due to the Covid-19 pandemics, we are planning to hold virtual meetings. Therefore, we would like to invite you to give 30min-talks and 5-minute sound bites from early-career researchers. The deadline to give a title for a presentation is next Friday (November 27th). As for the first weekly meeting, we are going to make arrangements for an afternoon of the week starting on December 7th. (Exact dates and times will be later announced), and we might include a...

COST Academy Webinars: Intellectual Property (IP) and Standardisation.

COST Academy is organizing two webinars on the topics of Intellectual Property (IP) and Standardisation. The topics are closely related and relevant to the work of many COST Actions. The webinars are therefore organised with the specific target group of COST Action participants in mind, and will be delivered by the European IP Helpdesk and CEN and CENELEC. Tthe level of both webinars will be introductory. Please note that it is possible to register for one or both webinars.   COST Academy...


Termis 2021: 6th world congress of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS2021). The deadline for Abstract Submission has been extended to 15 September 2021. Topics for the submission include: “Biomaterial design & development” under the title “Glycoscience in tissue engineering: from glycobiomaterials to glycosignature in regeneration”Abstract submission:

Network of Actions COVID-19

Network of Actions COVID-19

The COST community has offered an opportunity for collaborations with other Actions on research related to COVID-19. Dr Priyanka Sahariah has taken up the role of a Co-ordinator for communication with other Actions. Please contact Priyanka ( for more information If you are interested in building collaborations with any other Action.

New call for Coronavirus research launched on 19 May 2020 with €122 million of additional funding (deadline 11 June 2020)

New call for Coronavirus research launched on 19 May 2020 with €122 million of additional funding (deadline 11 June 2020)

The European Commission has mobilised an additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus (see announcement, webinar and presentation). The call addresses the following topics: SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2A - Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2B - Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and...

Upcoming online events

Upcoming online events: some dates for your diary: Coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2, & Glycans A Common Fund Glycoscience Program Workshop (Virtual) May 1, 2020 1 p.m. EDT RSC Carbohydrate ECR Webinar 2020 The RSC Carb group will be hosting an Early Career Researcher Webinar on 5th of June 2020. Abstract deadline 15th May 2020. More info: GlycoNet's glycovirtual Poster Session:  On...