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Laboratory Exchange Awards

Laboratory Exchange Awards of up to £10,000 are available for IVVN members to facilitate transfer of technological experience between laboratories in the Network and/or allow specialised proof-of-concept pieces of work to be conducted by IVVN members. These awards will cover travel, accommodation and laboratory consumables, and will be awarded via competitive application to the IVVN Network Management Board.

Applicants must be members of the IVVN (registration is available here), and we particularly welcome applications from members who are Early Career Researchers and/or based in LMICs and/or female researchers. Please note either the visiting or hosting researcher must be from the UK.

Please read the IVVN Laboratory Exchange Guidance Notes for further information and details of eligibility. Please complete the IVVN Laboratory Exchange Application Form and send the completed application form and associated documents to IVVN Network Manager, Dr. Carly Hamilton, at by 9am on Monday 15th April 2019.

Find out about current IVVN Laboratory Exchange Awards here.


Call Open: 23rd January 2019

Call Closed: 15th April 2019

Board Meeting: 4th June 2019

Notify Applicants: Week commencing 17th June 2019

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