ICGEB & The Future of Science “Biotechnology for economic & societal development in Southern-Eastern Europe”

29 – 30 September 2022, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova – Dates revised

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.


Sergiu Porcescu (Nicolae Testemitsanu SUMPh, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova)

In Collaboration with:

Deadline for receipt of applications:
1 September 2022 – Deadline extended

The focus of this “Future of Science” meeting is to provide a current overview of citizen science actions across the EU – including RRI – to broaden the experience and training of young researchers in the Republic of Moldova and other ICGEB Member States in science communication. The meeting includes theoretical and practical elements. Scientists and corporate communications experts will present Master classes on communicating science, championing two-way communication, UN event formats (including ERN and Science Fairs), and project examples, with the ultimate goal to build an interface of academics who can disseminate science on a range of topics with a variety of audiences, including journalists.


Biotechnology for sustainable development. The role of biotechnology in economic and societal development. Science and policy: science communication tools and practices. Implementing change towards responsible research and innovation. Science communication as social responsibility.


Young researchers involved in the field of biotechnology. Administrators and communicators from national universities and research institutions in the field of biotechnology. Journalists involved in the science communication activities.


Fellowships for 15 participants who are nationals of ICGEB Member States residing outside of the Republic of Moldova, covering the accommodation, local transportation and hospitality for the duration of the event, as well as travel reimbursement in the amount of 50% from the total travel cost but not more than 100 Euro will be covered from the ICGEB grant. For the rest of international participants, organisers will cover the meals, local transportation and preferential rate for lodging in the university campus.

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