Fellowships for early-career scientists to participate in exchange visits of up to six months in laboratories in Italy, India and South Africa (by the UN Technology Bank, TWAS, ICGEB)
The programme agreement is called PACTs (ProgrAmme of CollaboraTions with LDCs) that offers early- career scientists from the 46 least developed countries (LDCs), who are aged 45 or under, exchange visits of up to six months at the ICGEB laboratories in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa). Scientists will be working in the fields of biomedicine, biotechnology and agriculture. It will also include a third scheme to provide training in biotechnology policy and regulatory science by ICGEB experts.
Global - Least Developed Countries
Joint research or joint ventures for development of technical solutions/technologies relevant to biodiversity
Networking and collaboration (including knowledge networks, discussion forums, communities of practice, professional association membership)
Training/learning support (workshops, e-learning, webinars, on-job training, mentorship)
The programme is opent to arly- career scientists from the 46 least developed countries (LDCs), who are aged 45 or under.
Prospective Fellows can apply by logging into the Application Portal filling in the online application form for the South-South Programme or the South-North Programme, uploading all supporting materials and submit their application materials before 31 August 2021.