The Centro de Materiales y Dispositivos Avanzados para las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicaciones (CEMDATIC), based at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), organises a Cost Action: Joint 2nd Management Committee Meetings of Working Groups WG1-WG4. The theme of the meeting, on 3 to 4 October, is Integrating devices and materials: A challenge for new instrumentation in ICT. COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.Ever since it was founded in 1971, COST has been operating one main instrument, the COST Action.Open to researchers and stakeholders with a duration of four years, COST Actions are active through a range of networking tools, such as workshops, conferences, training schools, short-term scientific missions (STSMs), and dissemination activities.