International capacity building fund

The purpose of the International Capacity Building (ICB) Fund is to provide resources to enhance education and training of applied microbiology in developing countries. To find out if the ICB is applicable to you, click the button on the right to find out more and apply. Some examples of previous projects can be found below.

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Building for the Future - Clean Water for Rural Mexico

Dr Bill Snelling’s water research in Mexico was funded by a Society of Microbiology (SfAM) International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Dr Bill Snelling tells us why this fund was important to him.

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Building for the Future - Biodiversity in Nigerian Palm Wine Fermentation

Chioma Amadi’s knowledge exchange was funded by the SfAM International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Chioma gives us a quick report and tells us how they used this fund.

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Building for the Future - Urban vs. Indigenous Microbiota in Nigeria

Funmilola Ayeni’s visit to Bologna was funded by the SfAM International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Funmilola tells us how this fund helped their research.