On Wednesday 26 November 2007 the COST-ESF Office released a press communique stating that its Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) at a recent meeting in Vilnius on 15 and 16 November 2007 had approved 25 new COST Actions, Interedition being among this favored 25.
It’s been great news for the Interedition initiative to get this formal approval. Competition has been stiff with over 400 original applications, with a 1 out of 6 chance of approval in the end for Interedition in the COST Domain for Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ICHS).
The approval means that the Interedition initiative now will be formally funded as a COST Action and that the project can start actively building the European research network needed to eventually meet its greater goal of realizing a supranational digital infrastructure for scholarly editions. Thanks to COST Interedition will be able to attract expertise and interested experts from the wider European area to share their knowledge and to put together the initial road map for the implementation of such an infrastructure.