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International Research, Training and Mobility Grants Awareness Sessions

With research becoming increasingly global with the passage of time, India has also opened its doors to many international funding opportunities for its researchers.

Despite abundant opportunities to benefit from international funding schemes, the Indian scientific community has enjoyed a below-average rate of success. The problem is two-pronged; firstly, the number of applications being put forth is still lower than expected and secondly, the quality of these applications is often lacking.

To address this lacuna, Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance and IndiaBioscience have come together to launch the International Research, Training and Mobility Grants Awareness Sessions. As a part of this initiative, you will hear from the funding agencies, individuals on the review/evaluation committees of various international grants and finally successful Indian awardees of international grants that Indian scientists are eligible for. By sharing all of these we strive to increase the quantity and quality of applications from the Indian Life Science community.

EMBO Grants Awareness Workshop at YIM 2020
Saturday, 15 February 2020, 6:00-7:30 PM IST

We are happy to announce that we will be conducting the first workshop of the International Research, Training and Mobility Grants Awareness Sessions at YIM 2020. This event will be an EMBO Grants Awareness Workshop. The workshop will feature talks by a panel of experts followed by a Question & Answer (Q&A) session.

The panel will consist of

  • Shahid Jameel (CEO, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance)
  • Bettina Trueb (Global Activities, EMBO)
  • Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan (IISc and EMBO Young Investigator)
  • Santosh Chauhan (ILS and EMBO Global Investigator)
  • LS Shashidhara (Ashoka University/ IISER, Pune and EMBO Associate Member).

We invite you to attend this workshop. If you would like to submit a question for the Q&A session or would like to discuss any specific topic pertinent to EMBO grants, please click the button labelled 'Submit your questions' below and submit your entries by 28 January 2020.

This is a closed workshop and will only be for YIM 2020 attendees.

Submit your questions


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