Second Round Finalists Have Been Announced!
After careful review by our team of scientists and academicians, Seeding Labs is pleased to announce that 17 universities have advanced to the second round of the application process for the 2012 Equipment Transfer Program.
These seventeen 2nd round finalists represent 15 universities from 12 countries worldwide. We are excited to announce that the following universities will be moving to the next round:
- Pwani University College: School for Pure & Applied Sciences (Kenya)
- Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences: Biochemistry (Tanzania)
- University of Technology: Natural & Applied Sciences (Jamaica)
- Fiji National University: Chemistry, Biology, Physics & Food Science (Fiji)
- University of The Philippines, Diliman: Chemistry (Philippines)
- Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology: Medical Laboratory Sciences (Kenya)
- Makerere University: Health Sciences (Uganda)
- University of Jos: Microbiology (Nigeria)
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology: Biochemistry , Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology (Ghana)
- University of Lome: Physiology & Pharmacology of Natural Substances (Togo)
- Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães: Virology (Brazil)
- Kenya Polytechnic University College: Biomedical & Laboratory Science and Technology (Kenya)
- University of Yaounde: Biochemistry (Cameroon)
- University of The Philippines, Diliman: Biology (Philippines)
- University of West Indies: Chemistry (Jamaica)
- University of Sciences, Techniques and Technology: Chemistry(Mali)
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi: Centre for Collaborative Research In Tropical Medicine (Ghana)
From an initial pool of 65 applications from 51 universities in 26 countries, these universities demonstrated a track record of accomplishments in such areas as research capacity and sustainability, research execution, and institutional support for research with a focus on local impact, identifying themselves as great potential partners where our equipment will make the greatest impact and contribution to science in the developing world!
We are excited and grateful for the positive responses from these diverse universities for applying for this opportunity. Thank you again to all of our partners, donors, colleagues, friends and families for spreading the good word to our contacts around the globe! None of this would have been possible without your help!
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