Support to Research Units in Least Developed countries (LDCs)

Eligible Geographic Areas
All Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Information about the funding opportunity
To provide long-term support to units of scientific excellence in a number of LDCs and to achieve a critical mass of highly qualified and innovative scientists who will be able to better address real-life problems facing the countries.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
No hyperlink to funding information. Follow Activities -> Capacity Building for Research -> TWAS Research Units in Least Developed Countries

Magnitude
US$30,000 per year for a period of 3 years

Status
Open

Deadline for Application
8/31/2008

Information on deadlines
Application deadline is 31 August of every year

How to apply
Applications should be submitted in English on the form available at http://users.ictp.it/~twas/docs/LDCs_Application.doc. A covering letter of approval signed by the head of the department/institute and the research group leader should be sent with the application.

Eligible research topics
All areas of natural sciences

Who can apply
Research units located within university departments or other institutions

Contact details


Contact Address
Mrs. M.T. Mahdavi
TWAS, c/o ICTP
Strada Costiera 11
34014 Trieste
Italy

Telephone
+39 (040) 2240325

Fax
+39 (040) 224559

Email
madhavi@twas.org

Donor Organization(s)
  • The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World



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