COST - European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical

COST is an intergovernmental network which is scientifically self-sufficient
with nine scientific COST Domain Committees formed by some of the most
outstanding scientists of the European scientific community. The scientific
quality control is the main responsibility of the COST scientific Domain
Committees which follow very rigorous evaluation procedures established by
the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) involving the mandatory use of
external peer reviewers.

The European Scien Foundation (ESF) is the legal entity for COST provides
and manages the administrative, technical and scientific secretariat for
COST Technical Committees and Actions, dependent of the appropriate funding
for the COST activities being made available from the EU RTD framework
programme.

Per ulteriori informazioni consulta il sito web del programma COST:
http://www.cost.esf.org/