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Director General News

ICGEB mission to Chile

The Director-General, Lawrence Banks and Chief, External Relations Marianna Maculan visited partner institutes in Member State Chile in April 2022.

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ICGEB mission to Turkey

The Director-General, Dr. Lawrence Banks and a delegation from the ICGEB Headquarters in Trieste, Italy visited Turkey in March 2022 to set the ground for an ICGEB RRC in Turkey.

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ICGEB mission to Argentina and Peru

The Director-General, Lawrence Banks and a delegation from ICGEB Headquarters in Trieste, Italy visited partner institutes in Member States Argentina and Peru in March, 2022.

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From the Director-General

As international networking resumed, delegations from ICGEB HQ have been to India to consolidate renewed collaboration and expansion, to the Middle East, and, this week, will be in Member States in South America.

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Lawrence Banks, Director-General meets Rajesh Gokhale, Secretary @DBT , with Dinakar Salunke, Director @ICGEBNewDelhi ; consolidating operations and collaborations with the Government of India and ICGEB

Director-General’s mission to India

The Director-General, Lawrence Banks and a delegation from ICGEB Headquarters in Trieste, Italy was back visiting ICGEB New Delhi this week after a two-year hiatus.

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From the Director-General

Reverting, with regret, to remote seasonal greetings, Lawrence Banks summed up the year and delivered his vision for the future to the ICGEB community in December 2021.

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Massimiliano Fedriga and Lawrence Banks

Lawrence Banks from ICGEB Headquarters, Italy

The ICGEB is an integral part of the Italy and Trieste System. It is grateful for the support provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which spans over 30 years and for establishing a major international Organisation in the sphere of research and biotechnology with a global reach. The ICGEB is a perfect example of Scientific Diplomacy, reflecting the effective interaction between Government and Science.

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