6 th European Conference on Mechanism Science
20-23 september, 2016
Nantes, France

Young Delegate Program

The purpose of the Young Delegates Program (YDP) is to provide assistance to young scientists and engineers so that they may participate in IFToMM technical conferences. Up to fifty percent of the total cost of registration fees, transportation, board and lodging is available to participants who are not fully supported by their own institutions.

EUCOMES'2016 has obtained support from IFToMM Executive Council to have in total US$2000 for 4 to 6 YDP grants. To apply for support, the applicant must send a letter of request by May 15, 2016 to the Conference Chairs (, with the following information in the YDP grant request form:

  • the name and date of the specific technical conference,
  • the reason for participation,
  • the source and amount of funds which will cover the costs not to be paid by IFToMM.
The letter of request must be accompanied by:
  • a curriculum vitae including date of birth,
  • a letter of recommendation from the Dean or senior person confirming that funds are not available from the home institution to support fully the travel,
  • a budget estimate for the total expenses of the participant to attend the conference,
  • a letter of support from the Chair of the Member Organization to which the applicant works/studies.
For more details on YDP, please refer to IFToMM official website

Important Dates

  • Full paper submission: February 29, 2016
  • Acceptance notification: April 15, 2016
  • Final paper submission: May 8, 2016



Papers are solicited on topics related to mechanisms within aspects of theory, design, practice and applications in engineering...