Welcome to the National Commission for Research, Science and Technology.
Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation
"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is established in terms of Section 4 of the Research, Science, and Technology A
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is mandated to administer the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006), which pr
Applications must be submitted by Principal Investigators by email as a single pdf file both to the ICGEB Liaison Officer for endorsement and at the same time to ICGEB (email@example.com) as a carbon copy (cc:).
As Liaison Officer, you will be able to endorse 3 standard research grants as well as 2 additional Early Career Return Grants, which are intended to fund young researchers with an outstanding track record, who have spent a minimum of 2 years abroad and have recently returned to an ICGEB Member State to establish their own independent laboratories.
The deadlines for submission of the applications are as follows:
30 April 2017: Deadline for submission by e-mail of the completed application forms (as a pdf file) to the ICGEB Liaison Officers for endorsement and with a copy sent to ICGEB.
31 May 2017: Liaison Officers will communicate his/her endorsements to ICGEB and to the applicant.
Please note that any national internal deadlines should not contrast with the ICGEB ones indicated above.
We also wish to remind you that on the dedicated web page “how to write an ICGEB grant” (available at:http://www.icgeb.org/writing-
We wish to thank you again for your continued work and support of ICGEB’s initiatives. We very much look forward to receiving your endorsed applications and for any queries please do not hesitate to contact this office.