ICGEB signs MoU with Stellenbosch University – South Africa

Cape Town, March 28th, 2022 – ICGEB Director-General, DrLawrence Banks signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Stellenbosch University, strengthening partnerships, collaborations and developing synergy in areas of mutual interest, for the benefit of South Africa and the Continent.

Following an initial meeting in August 2021 between the ICGEB delegation led by Director-General, Dr. Lawrence Banks and Stellenbosch University Prof Eugene Cloete, Vice-Rector: Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies, the two institutions discussed areas of synergy and future collaborative partnerships.

The signing of the MoU strengthens common actions in strategic areas including capacity building, cooperation in research areas of joint scientific interest and expertise including agricultural biotechnology and health sciences, training workshops and meetings, as well as community outreach and education in STEM.