Instrumental Access 2020

15 new awardees using science to change the world

A special message from the 2020 awardees:

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Seeding Labs has selected 15 exceptional awardees to receive donated lab equipment through our Instrumental Access program in 2020.

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Located in 9 countries, the research of the 2020 awardees include biology, drug development, reproductive health, agriculture, engineering, and STEM education.

9000 students

In the awarded departments alone, Instrumental Access equipment is expected to impact more than 9,700 students and 475 faculty members — and likely many more from across these outstanding universities!

Meet the 2020 Instrumental Access Awardees

Addis Ababa University

Center for Innovative Drug Development & Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Ashesi University

Department of Engineering

Accra, Ghana

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Bindura University of Science Education

Department of Science & Mathematics Education

Bindura, Zimbabwe

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Jagannath University

Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Midlands State University

Department of Chemical Technology

Gweru, Zimbabwe

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Mkwawa University College of Education

Department of Chemistry

Iringa, Tanzania

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Olusegun Agagu University of Science & Technology

Department of Biological Sciences

Okitipupa, Nigeria

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Sokoine University of Agriculture

Department of Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry & Pharmacology

Morogoro, Tanzania

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Umaru Musa Yar'adua University

Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences

Katsina, Nigeria

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Université d'Abomey-Calavi

Department of Human Biology

Cotonou, Benin

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University of Benin

Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation

Benin City, Nigeria

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University of Energy & Natural Resources

Department of Chemical Sciences

Sunyani, Ghana

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University of Mines & Technology

Department of Minerals Engineering

Tarkwa, Ghana

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University of Namibia

Department of Biological Sciences

Windhoek, Namibia

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University of Port Harcourt

Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology

Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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About Instrumental Access

Instrumental Access empowers scientists in developing countries. It gives them the resources they need to pursue life-changing research and teach the next generation.

To begin, we identify a pipeline of scientific talent. Then we rigorously screen universities and select those with the most potential to advance education and research through Instrumental Access.