By bringing together researchers from different disciplines, the action is anticipated to bring major breakthroughs in the understanding of fruit physiology, thus providing new targets to control fruit quality and post-harvest shelf life. The research will implement advanced methodologies and concepts and will significantly enhance European competitiveness through promoting training of early stage researchers in cutting-edge technologies. By combining studies on different models this Action will lead to advances that will translate into novel practices and technologies to improve fruit sensory and nutritional qualities.


ITC conference grants

We are receiving applications for ITC conference grants from Early career researchers and PhD students to attend a conference in the topic of the RoxyCOST action. Unfortunately, no more grants are available.


ITC conference Grants Page


The call for STSM is open now.


Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) allow scientists to learn from an institution or laboratory in another COST country - a concept of particular interest to young scientists (PhD students, Post-docs).

The Management Committee and the STSM coordinator of CA18210 - RoxyCOST strongly encourage you to apply and benefit from such an experience!


STSM page

Action detail

Memorendum of Understanding (MoU)

CSO Approval date – 4 June 2019

Action duration –2nd October 2019 to 31st March 2024


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.


The Action is an open and growing network welcoming academics, practitioners and relevant stakeholders to contribute to the activities of the Action work plan. Join us (julien.pirrello @

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Science Communication Manager

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