After his appointment as COST President in April, Prof Dr Sierd Cloetingh is officially starting his mandate today. As COST President, he will chair the COST general assembly, known as the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO). He will be leading the strategic development of the COST Association.
The Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC), the EU’s body funding individual researchers in frontier research, has laid out its argument for a larger slice of EU funding. They use their 10-year track record to argue for a doubling in funds in the next Framework Programme