Fellowships

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes, include long- and short-term PhD and Postdoctoral awards available to scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States to perform research in Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town. The ICGEB runs additional joint fellowship programmes with India, China and partners including the UNTechnology Bank for LDCs, TWAS, and UNOSSC.

PACTs Fellowships for Least Developed Countries

Closing Date for Applications: 20 SEPTEMBER 2021

The UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries, TWAS and ICGEB offer early-career scientists from the least developed countries (LDCs), aged 45 or under, exchange visits of up to 6-months at the ICGEB laboratories in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa). South-North and South-South Fellowships include:
– Applying the latest techniques and technologies to your chosen research topic
– Training in the development and management of research projects
– Grant writing, teaching and knowledge transfer
– other scientific soft skills relevant for a career in S&T
– Establishing long-lasting international collaborations
– Immersion in a top class international scientific environment
-Stipend, health insurance and travel

EMPOWER Fellowships

Closing Date for Applications: 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its Youth4South initiative and ICGEB offer early-career women scientists from the Global South, aged 45 or under, exchange visits of 6 months at the ICGEB laboratories in New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa) or at other institutes based in eligible ICGEB Member States to perform research work on biotechnology and related fields including Health (Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases), Sustainable and Effective Agriculture, Industrial Biotechnology and Renewable Energy.
Fellowships include:
– Stipend, health insurance and travel
– Applying the latest techniques and technologies
– Opportunities for mentoring, peer-peer learning

ICGEB Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

 ICGEB offers competitive Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment. The Fellowships consist of a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance and additional benefits. The most successful fellows will also be eligible to apply for ICGEB Early Career Research Grants to support their own research programmes as young PIs upon return to an ICGEB Member State.

ICGEB PhD and Postdoc Fellowships, South Africa

Application Closing Dates: 31 MARCH / 30 SEPT 2021

ICGEB offers competitive PhD Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue PhD research studies in a world-class scientific Environment in Cape Town, South Africa

ICGEB Short-term PhD Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

In ICGEB Laboratories: ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

ICGEB Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

In ICGEB Laboratories: ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Postdoctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships

Call for expressions of interest: Closing Date: 20 August 2021

ICGEB welcomes expressions of interest from researchers who would like to jointly apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships to work in the laboratories in Trieste, Italy.

Guidelines and Application

ICGEB PhD Fellowships

Closing Date for Applications: 31 MARCH 2021

ICGEB offers postgraduate studies with the aim of obtaining the “Doctor Philosophiae” (PhD) degree in the life sciences. Thanks to specific agreements, the title can be awarded through a number of academic institutions of international standing, which include The Open University (UK) and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

The structure of the three-year PhD course includes intensive laboratory research activities, participation in seminars and communication training during Journal Club sessions, symposia and international meetings.

ICGEB SMART Fellowships

Application Closing Dates: 31 MARCH / 30 SEPT 2021

In Member States: Scientific Mobility for Advanced Research Training (SMART):The ICGEB SMART Fellowship programme promotes the mobility of researchers between ICGEB Member States as a way of enhancing skill development, acquisition of specific hands-on training in new technologies and increasing bilateral cooperation in science and technology, and should show clear evidence of strong collaboration between the two laboratories.

ICGEB-DIC-MOST International Fellowship Program

Calls temporarily suspended

The IFP offers competitive Short-term Fellowships in the Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists from ICGEB Member States wishing to pursue postgraduate research in China. The Program supports the mobility of researchers to prestigious Chinese laboratories for a period of 6 or 12 months, to benefit from the expertise and technologies available in the receiving laboratories. The IFP Call is managed by the China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD), with the support of the ICGEB.

ICGEB-JNU PhD Programme

Annual call: MARCH – MAY


ICGEB-ELETTRA SINCROTRONE Trieste International Fellowship Programme

Application Closing Dates: 31 MARCH

ICGEB and Elettra offer competitive Postdoc Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue their studies in a world-class scientific environment involving a multidisciplinary approach making use of the scientific interest, expertise and techniques provided by the two institutions.

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Impact of the Fellowships Programmes

The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowship Programmes offer high profile, multidisciplinary training and cover a range of topics in genetic engineering and biotechnology.

FAQ FOR ICGEB FELLOWSHIPS

Is my Country and/or my Institute eligible for funding? How do I obtain the required endorsement? Who is the Liaison Officer for my country? How do I contact him/her? Find answers to these and other FAQ on this page.

Member States may also request targeted Awareness Workshops to be held for the scientific community in their country, where participants can interact with ICGEB scientists and obtain specific information on CRP grants and fellowships.

For further information:
Fellowships Unit
Email: [email protected]