Dr. Thabile Ndlovu, Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Eswatini and an Instrumental Access awardee, realized that she could help her country’s COVID-19 response. She approached her University leadership with her idea: use their lab infrastructure to mass produce hand sanitizer, and bolster pandemic response in their community.
Seeding Labs has given 13 ambitious university departments Instrumental Access 2019 awards to accelerate their scientific teaching and research.
Thirteen ambitious research departments in developing countries around the world have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2019 Instrumental Access program. The 2019 Instrumental Access awardees were announced at the fourth annual “Positively Instrumental” event held at Merck Research Labs in Boston on May 1, 2019.