The 5th COST MEETING was hold on line via Zoom on September 27 and 28, 2021. 48 among MC members and Substitutes participated in the meeting representing 22 countries. The item of the agenda were: Core Group Meeting Schedule 28th September 2021 DAY 1. September 27th (9.30-12.00) 9.30-9.50 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář - "Introduction to the two days meetings" and "What we have done so far: strengths and weakness" 9.50-10.20 Open discussion for all of us: WG leaders, Communication manager, ITC grant leader, STSM leader, Horizontal manager leader, Chair and Vice chair 10.20-10.30 virtual coffee break 10.30-11.00 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář "What we need to do: deliverables, activities, involving other members, presentation and open discussion 11.00-11.20 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář "II Grant Period budget 2020-2021"What we have spent and changes of the budget in the current Grant Period to be voted by the Core Group and by the MC members in the afternoon. 11.20-12.00 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář "III Grant Period budget 2021-2022" planning activities and related budget to be allocated 12.00-13.00 virtual lunch time MC Meeting Schedule 27- 28 September 2021 DAY 1. September 27th (13.00-16.00) 13.00-13.05 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář Welcome speech and guest introduction 13.05-13.20 Ralph Stübner (Science Officer at COST) – "New rules of Cost Action", and future challenges for the CA18214 13.20-13.30 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář "Summarizing achievements of our Action – What we have done; Reflection of strengths and weaknesses of our Action" 13.30-13.35 Report about the ITC grants by Lukáš Danko (ITC Grant leader) 13.35-14.10 Report about STSMs by Eva Belvončíková (STSM leader); presentation of the STSMs results their linkages to the CA18214 deliverables by the granted participants (Maria Chiara Barzotto, Lukáš Danko, Carles Méndez-Ortega, Oliver Rafaj, Anastasia Sinitsyna – supplemented by Mina di Marino, and Thomas Vogl) 14.10-14-20 Report about the Communication by Mina di Marino (Communication manager) 14.20-14.30 virtual coffee break 14.30-15.00 Presentation by WG1,2,3,4 Leaders (Grzegorz Micek, Mina Akhavan, Carolina Pacchi, and Chiara Tagliaro) 15.00-15,30 Future activities for the III Grant Period (2021-2022): MC meetings, WG meetings, STSMs, ITC Grants, Training schools, Dissemination (presentation at conferences, special sessions, podcasts, joint publications …), Communication, Virtual networking 15,30-16,00 III Grant Period budget DAY 2. September 28th (9.30-16.00) WG1 9.30-9.40 WG1 Leader presentation (Grzegorz Micek) and change of leadership 9.40-10.10 Summarizing achievements of the WG1 – What has been done 10.10 -10.40 Progress in deliverables D.1.3 and D.1.4 and the next steps 10.40-11.00 Open discussion and summarising its results 11.00-11.10 virtual coffee break WG2 11.10-11.15 WG2 Leader presentation (Mina Akhavan) 11.15-11.45 Summarizing achievements of the WG2 – What has been done 11.50 -12.30 Progress in deliverables D.2.1 and D.2.2 and the next steps 12.30-13.00 Open discussion and summarising its results 13.00-14.00 virtual lunch break WG3 14.00-14.10 WG3 Leader presentation (Carolina Pacchi) 14.10-14.30 Summarizing achievements of the WG3 – What has been done; progress in deliverables D.3.1 and the next steps 14.30-14.50 Open discussion and summarising its results 14.50-15.00 virtual coffee break WG4 15.00-15.10 WG4 Leader presentation (Chiara Tagliaro) 15.10-15.40 Summarizing achievements of the WG4 – What has been done, progress in deliverables D.4.1, D.4.2., D.4.3, D.4.4, D.4.5 and the next steps 15.40-16.00 Open discussion and summarising its results
The 4th COST MEETING was hold on-line via Zoom, February 10, 2020. 42 amongst MC members and Substitutes participated in the meeting. The items of the agenda were.
9.00 Welcome by Pavel Bednář
9.05-9.20 Ralph Stübner – Cost Officer
9.20-9.30 Budget 2020-2021 (update) by Ilaria Mariotti
9.30-9.45 STSM- Update about current STSM by Eva Belvončíková
New Call for STSMs in 2021: 1 + 4 new STSM to be VOTED
9.45-9.55 ITC grants: 3 (1,500 euro each) by Jacek Gądecki
9.55-10.15 Communication and dissemination by Mina Di Marino
10.15-10.35 WG1-Coordination by Grzegorz Micek, VOTE for the Leading group
10.35-10.55 WG2-Coordination by Mina Akhavan, VOTE for the Leading group
11.05-11.20 WG3 -Coordination by Mariachiara Barzotto, VOTE for the Leading group
11.05-11.20 WG4 – Presentation and VOTE for the Leading group
11.20-11.35 Horizontal activities by Petr Dubovský
11.35-11.55 Summer school 2021 by Chiara Tagliaro and Ilaria Mariotti
11.55-12.10 Pod-cast, Bastian Lange and Petr Dubovský, VOTE
12.10-12.25 ITN PhD positions – Marketplace by Ilaria Mariotti
12.25-13.00 Time for discussion
The 3rd COST MEETING was hold on-line via Zoom, September 23, 2020. 35 amongst MC members and Substitutes participated in the meeting. The items of the agenda were:
Presentation by the Action Chair, Ilaria Mariotti on the following topics
- Presentation of the results achieved in the I grant period (till end of April 2020):
- Presentation of the approved budget for the II Grant period (May 2020-aprile2021).
- Update of the WG groups and new deliverables to develop till end of April 2021.
- Activities related to WG4 – communication and dissemination
- Strengths and weaknesses of the CA18214
Presentation by Mina Di Marino, Communication Manager
The 2nd COST MEETING was hold in Milan, from 12 to 14 February, 2020. The research partners were involved in the 3 days activities at the Politecnico di Milano and around the City of Milan. The 4 working groups discussed about the outcomes of the first four months of the research. Then, the Management Committee Members attended the 2nd COST Meeting and made important decisions on the future of the Action.
The 1st COST Meeting was hold in Brussels on October 1, 2019. This date marked the start of the Action. During the day we had the opportunity to learn about COST and to discuss with the other MC members. The MC members were asked to actively engage and contribute to the 1st COST Meeting in Brussels.
What do you want to achieve in this COST Action and what can we use to achieve it? In this part of the meeting, the MC members were asked to have in mind the objectives of the COST and the activities of networking that the COST Action aims to prmote (e.g. Short Term Scientific Missions and Training Schools).
- How you are going to manage the COST Action? In this part of the meeting, the MC members were introduced to the Tasks (e.g. working groups 1, 2, 3 and 4) and Decisions and several topics of the Action management.
- Who will take care of what? In this part of the meeting, the MC members elected the leadership positions.