A Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) is a short term research stay to share knowledge and strengthen the collaboration within a COST Action. These missions or exchange visits are aimed at strengthening the existing networks by allowing scientists from Action workgroup teams to visit teams within the same workgroup or another workgroups within the Action.

The purpose is to foster collaboration, to learn a new technique or to take measurements using instruments or methods not available in their own institution. They are particularly intended for young scientists like PhD students and postdocs.

Duration: Short Term Scientific Missions, are minimum 5 working days, maximum 3 months.

Finance: The grant should normally cover only travel and subsistence and cannot exceed 2500 €.

The chairman of STSM committee is Dr. Tomas Vanek, Ph.D.

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