Deadline: 30 November 2016
Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting applicants for the 15th Edition for its IDB Prizes for Science and Technology with an aim to promote comprehensive human development, with a focus on the priority areas of alleviating poverty, improving health, promoting education, improving governance and allowing people to prosper.
- Acknowledge and encourage the achievements of the successful institutions
- Promote sound and fruitful competition among the science and technology education and research institutions in Member Countries towards achieving excellence
- Raise awareness of policy among decision makers about the present and potential contribution of science and technology to sustainable development
- Category 1: Outstanding scientific or technological contribution to the socio-economic development of a member country.
- Category 2: Outstanding contribution to any of the following scientific disciplines: Engineering; Agriculture; Medicine; Biotechnology; Information Technology; Optronics; Material Sciences; Pharmaceutical; Industrial Microelectronics; Nanotechnology and alternative Energy Sources.
- Category 3: Noted scientific research institutions in IDB least developed member countries (LDMCs)
Each prize will consist of a cash award of one hundred thousand (100,000) US dollars, a trophy and a certificate mentioning the name of the winner and its accomplishments.
Applications are invited from national, regional and international academic/research/development institutions of member countries, private or public.
How to Apply
Applicants must download the application form via given website.
Guinea Bissau, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Tajikistan, Gabon, Indonesia, Gambia, Jordan, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyz, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Qatar , Kuwait, Bahrain ,Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin , Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Brunei, Djibouti, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Bangladesh, Somalia, Senegal, Comoros.
For more information, please visit IDB Prizes for Science and Technology.