Opportunities for Young Scientist Forum Hangzhou, China


The Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India has invited applications for participation in 2nd BRICS Young Scientist Forum, Hangzhou, China. The forum will provide a high-level platform of academic and policy exchange for talented young scientists as well as scientific personnel from BRICS countries to help them grow their skills, broaden their horizon and improve academic and policy qualifications.

As a follow up to implement the BRICS Leaders’ Declaration on “strengthening cooperation in science, technology and innovation, especially leveraging young scientific talent for addressing societal challenges; creating a networking platform for BRICS young scientists”, and implement the instructions of BRICS ministers, China, as the BRICS Chair Country for 2017, will hold the 2nd BRICS Young Scientist Forum during 11st-15th July 2017 in Hangzhou as a side event of the 5th BRICS STI Ministerial Meeting.

Eligibility
Young bright scientists/ engineers/ technologists/ innovators/ / science journalists-educatorsscience, literacy and popularizing professional / specialists on translational aspects of research and technology integration in society-market / researchers up to the age of 35 years.

Selection Process
The selection of Indian participants for participating in the BRICS YS Forum 2017 shall be made by an Expert Selection Committee to be constituted by DST. The selection shall be based on the assessment of information provided by the applicant in the application form and the reference letter.

About 20 participants shall be selected and nominated by the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India) and the final list of participants shall be forwarded by DST to the BRICS STI focal point in China (ie Ministry of Science & Technology, China).
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