ensure the interdisciplinary collaboration within the network to enhance and exchange knowledge and expertise;
enlarge network during the course of the Action and build collaborations with external experts
proactively involve ECIs, ITCs, under-represented gender, etc.
foster collaboration between research and industry to create an interdisciplinary and translational approach for the achievement of improved outcomes in education and employment and finally;
explore and promote subsequent funding possibilities based on the Action’s content.
Tasks & Deliverables
Establish the a-STEP network (users, researchers, practitioners, policymakers, industry) and setup mentorship schemes for ECIs including ITCs. (with WG5). [D1.1 Plan on activities]
Coordinate intersectoral and interdisciplinary cross-WG activities (two meetings per year) to ensure knowledge exchange and stimulate inter-topic crosstalk. [D1.2 Plan and report on activities]
Organize educational workshops, training schools focused on the enlargement of the Action and involvement of ECIs, ITCs, etc. in close collaboration with WG5 (e.g., two STSMs per year for up to 3 months long with focus on ECIs in ITCs.) [D1.3 Plan and report on activities]
Explore funding opportunities for coordinated and interdisciplinary AT research. [D1.4 Report on identified opportunities and proposal activities]
COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation