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.

Meeting and Courses in 2020 – full list coming soon

Meeting and Courses in 2019

Sponsored Events in 2019

Meeting and Courses in 2018

Sponsored Events in 2018

Meeting at ICGEB
ICGEB Meetings and Courses staff with the Organisers and participants at the Arturo Falaschi Conference on DNA Replication, 2016, Trieste, Italy

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.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2020 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. Sponsorship is also provided to scientific events relevant to the ICGEB mandate in the ICGEB Member States.

Closing date for submission: closed on 28 February 2019

For further information
Meetings and Courses Office