The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) offers a dedicated source of funding for outstanding projects in ICGEB member states, with the goal of promoting collaboration and training of young scientists as well as the development of research facilities. The ICGEB Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) is a dedicated source of funding aimed at supporting projects that address scientific problems of relevance to the host country. The programme provides support for original research projects in basic life sciences, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology, and bioenergy.
Applicants for the ICGEB CRP should hold positions at Universities or Research Institutes in any of the Member States (South Africa is a member state).
Grants are awarded for up to three years and applicants may request a maximum annual contribution of €25,000.
eRA Finance Approver deadline: Tuesday, 20 April 2021
RC&I deadline: Friday, 23 April 2021
Funder due date: Saturday, 1 May 2021 at 01:59AM (SAST) (Note this is a public holiday in South Africa)
Further detail for this opportunity can be found here.