The ICGEB  together with the UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries andTWAS and have partnered through an ambitious programme targeted at scientists from least developed countries to pave the way to enhancing the scientific competences of early-career researchers in LDCs.

 

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 tosixmonths at the ICGEB laboratories in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town(South Africa). Scientists will be working in the fields of biomedicinebiotechnology and agriculture. It will also include a third scheme to provide training in biotechnology policy and regulatory science by ICGEB experts.

 

Prospective Fellows can apply by logging into the Application Portalfillingin the online application formfor theSouth-South Programmeor theSouth-North Programme,uploadingall supporting materials and submit their application materials before 31 August 2021

 

For further information about the PACTs program, please see the Announcement on the ICGEB Web site.

 

For addition inquiries or questions related to the programme and requirements, please contact:

Ms. Martina Viviani, ICGEB Fundraising, Technology Transfer & Innovation Officer | E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Moshe Kao, Programme Management Officer, UNTBLDC | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Max Paoli, TWAS Programme Coordinator | E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For questions related to the Application Portal, please contact:Ms.Fabrizia Niscio| E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.