If you are in one of the 66 International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology member states (which includes many if not most countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia) and wish to organise a meeting on open science hardware and some aspect of life sciences (or Life Sciences and some aspect of open science hardware!), check out the call below! Deadline 28 Feb 2023.
Events can be practical workshops and trainings as well as conferences and networking meetings.
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Meetings and Courses Call for Proposals
Deadline: 28 Feb 2023
ICGEB provides support for the organisation of scientific events in the Life Sciences in ICGEB Member States. Funding is available for Meetings, to be held in the three ICGEB Components (Trieste, Italy; New Delhi, India; Cape Town, South Africa); Theoretical and Practical events to be co-sponsored by local organising institutions; “Seeds for Science” supports small meetings aimed at building networks for future research collaborations. Sponsorship is also provided to scientific events relevant to the ICGEB mandate in the ICGEB Member States.
ICGEB encourages applications within one of the following categories:
- ICGEB Meeting : organised at the ICGEB Components (Trieste, Italy; New Delhi, India; Cape Town, South Africa) , ICGEB scientists as co-organisers, 250-300 participants, invited speakers and selected oral presentations, poster sessions, registration fee. Local organisation + maximum contribution requested Euro 50,000
- ICGEB theoretical and/or practical event : to be co-sponsored by the local organising Institute, both in terms of facilities, equipment and staff. Events including consumables can apply to a maximum contribution of Euro 25,000. For events not including consumables the maximum contribution will be Euro 15,000. Oral and poster sessions will be highly valued during the selection process.
- Seeds for Science : supports small meetings aimed at building networks for future research collaborations. Maximum contribution requested Euro 5,000
- Sponsorship of other meetings : a limited financial contribution towards a scientific meeting organised in an ICGEB Member States on a topic of relevance to the ICGEB mandate. Maximum contribution requested Euro 5,000