ICGEB Special Programme with South African Historically Disadvantaged Institutions (HDIs)

The ICGEB and the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) have partnered in a Special Programme to develop and support capacity development in South African Historically Disadvantaged Institutions* (HDIs). Thanks to the support of DSI, the following Programme calls and opportunities are available for eligible South African citizens and/or South African permanent residence holders from eligible HDIs:

  • Call for Collaborative Research Grant Programme: The ICGEB invites proposals from Principal Investigators employed at South African HDIs for funding for projects with the goal of promoting collaboration, training of young scientists, and the development of research facilities.
  • Call for Meetings and Courses: The ICGEB invites proposals from Principal Investigators in South African HDIs to run joint scientific events, workshops and practical training courses in the Life Sciences, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and the bio-economy, co-organised with ICGEB researchers. There is also an additional funding opportunity for researchers and students from HDIs to apply for funding to attend ICGEB Meetings and Courses in Africa, as well as a limited number in Trieste, Italy and New Delhi, India.
  • Call for Junior and Senior Fellowship Schemes: The ICGEB invites applications from highly motivated scientists from HDIs for short-term Fellowships in Life Sciences, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and the bio-economy wishing to pursue research in a world-class scientific environment.

*Eligible HDIs: University of Fort Hare, University of Limpopo, University of Venda, Walter Sisulu University, University of the Western Cape, University of Zululand, Mangosuthu University of Technology, and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University


ICGEB SA HDI Special Programme: open calls

We are pleased to announce that the following calls are now open:

ICGEB Special Programme with South African HDIs

For further queries on this Programme and funding Calls:
Claudia Russo
ICGEB Cape Town
Email: [email protected]