Meetings and Courses

The ICGEB Meetings and Courses Programme funds, organises and promotes participation in scientific meetings, workshops and theoretical and practical courses in the Life Sciences in ICGEB Member States. The annual call invites proposals from laboratories or institutes to organise ICGEB events or to receive sponsorship for scientific meetings on topics of relevance to the ICGEB mandate. Nationals of Member States can apply for grants to attend meetings.


  • Nationals of ICGEB Member States are eligible to apply for a limited number of grants to support registration fee and/or living costs during the meeting
  • International travel is not usually funded. Participants are strongly encouraged to obtain additional sources of support to cover their travel expenses
  • Refer to the annual ICGEB Meetings and Courses for information, terms of participation, application forms and contact details for individual events


  • Scientific institutions located in ICGEB Member States are eligible to organise ICGEB events and/or apply for an ICGEB Sponsorship
  • Deadline for applications is 28th February for events to be held on the following year
  • Refer to the annual Meetings and Courses Call for Proposals for information and guidelines

Meeting and Courses in 2022

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Sponsored events in 2022

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2023 Meeting and Courses

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); Workshops, co-sponsored by local organising institutes; Courses, providing theoretical and/or practical training.

The Future of Science programme supports scientific events on currently hot scientific topics, with open communication to media and public; 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.

Closing date for applications: 28 February 2022

Meeting and Courses in 2021

Sponsored Events in 2021

Other events in 2021

Meeting and Courses in 2020

Sponsored Events in 2020

Other events in 2020

Impact of the Meetings and Courses Programme

ICGEB has been providing excellent opportunities to the international scientific community for direct interaction with forerunners of internationally recognised science since 1988.

For further information
ICGEB Meetings and Courses Unit
Tel: +39-040-3757332/7333
Email: [email protected]