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Scientific Cooperation and International Relations Office (NIGEB)

 

The scientific and international office

The scientific and international office of the National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB) was established on 1998, under directorship of the NIGEB.

The general purpose of this office is to facilitate the scientific relations between the institute and other national and international research centers and universities. To achieve this goal we invite the scientists, hold the conferences and workshops, announce the international opportunities and facilities, to expand the scientific relations.

Our major responsibilities are as below:

 

 Acting as the focal point : - the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

-          The World Academy of Sciences

  Coordinating to get the international grants and fellowships:

                                               - Facilitating to get the research grants of international organizations as:  IFS, ICGEB, WHO, IDB, TWAS, COMSTECH, EMRO

-          Coordinating to hold the international workshops and other short-term training courses at the institute

-          Providing the Iranian students with fellowships opportunities offered by the international organizations

  Expanding the relations with the universities and research centers of abroad

-          Studying the Biotechnology potential of the universities and research centers of abroad

-          Signing the MoUs with the universities and research centers of abroad

-          Inviting the high-ranking foreign scientist

-          Reception of foreign researchers for short-term training courses at NIGEB

-          Coordinating to get the visa for foreign students and scientists

-          Coordinating for the Iranian representatives to take part at the annual BioAsia

  Expanding the relations with the universities and research centers of the country

-          Signing MoUs

-          Studying the ways for academic and research exchanges

  Announcement

-          Introducing the international organizations and networks related to biotechnology

-          Announcement of international and national grants and awards

-          Announcement for post-graduate courses

-          Announcement of international and national workshops, conferences and seminars

-          Announcement of the opportunities offered by international organizations

-          Translating the scientific texts and news related to biotechnology to publish in the NIGEB’s newsletter