CRDF Global is pleased to announce the BMEG Competition. For detailed information on the competition and application requirements, please view the 2018 Program Announcement (attached below).
The goal of the competition is to provide support for biorisk management activities, which may include laboratory design, repairs and maintenance of equipment, workshops and trainings, and upgrades for the physical and procedural security of laboratory, research and diagnostic facilities at academic and industrial institutions.
Grants are intended to cover costs associated with physical security enhancement, training, equipment, development or revision of procedural security SOPs and materials, provision of supplies that improve biological security, improvement of laboratory design, and support the repair and maintenance of equipment.
ONLY APPLICATIONS FROM ALGERIA, EGYPT, JORDAN, LEBANON, MOROCCO, TURKEY, AND YEMEN WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The grants will be administered by CRDF Global, an independent non-profit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration.
All applications must be submitted in English to:
https://crdfglobal-gqwfg.formstack.com/forms/bmeg_application by 18 June, 2018 for consideration.
Alternatively, the application is available in Word format (attached below) to be emailed to BMEG@crdfglobal.org.
A complete application package includes the Application Form, Budget File, Institutional Data Form, Institute Letter of Support (LOS), Partnering Institution Letter of Support (if applicable), and Curriculum Vitae (CV) Files.
Proposals including honorarium should include copies of valid passports for those requesting the honorarium.
Application Evaluation Criteria:
Biosecurity and Biosafety Impact;
Clarity and Completeness of application.
CRDF Global will notify applicants when the finalists are selected on 13 August 2018. Finalists will be contacted and potentially awarded a grant, with a value of $10,000 USD with a period of performance of three months.
Email the BMEG team at BMEG@crdfglobal.org with any questions.
We look forward to receiving your application!