Leaders in Innovation Fellowships is a residential program of training in innovation and technological entrepreneurship, within the framework of the Newton Fund, which will be held in the United Kingdom from November 12 to 24, 2018.
This Thursday, June 24, the informative talk Leaders in Innovation Fellowships (LIF) and other calls for Fondecyt were given by the Ursula Reyes Expert. The purpose of this meeting was to inform the research faculty and students of our university about the current calls for scholarships and internships.
The talk was held in the presence of Eng. Cesar Pongo, Manager of Start-Up UNI, who addressed some words of welcome and motivated the audience to channel their efforts and research to innovation and entrepreneurship.
The Fondecyt representative Ursula Reyes made the presentation of the LIF call and explained the bases and application procedure for this program. This program is organized within the framework of the Newton-Paulet Fund, an initiative of the Government of the United Kingdom. He also presented other calls for scholarships and internships CTI that are in force.
The announcement of the IDF is open to research faculty, postgraduate students and entrepreneurs who have intermediate or advanced English certification atleast. Those selected for the scholarship will have access to a preparation program before their stay in the United Kingdom. The LIF program has a maximum duration of 2 weeks,
The financing is related to the cost of the program and international travel expenses. These expenses are managed and covered by the Academy.
Leaders in Innovation Fellowships
It is a residential program of training in innovation and technological entrepreneurship, within the framework of the Newton Fund, which will be held in the United Kingdom from November 12 to 24, 2018.
The Government and the Engineering Academy of the United Kingdom seek applications from researchers with strong entrepreneurial potential. The objective is to build collaborative links in research and innovation with allied countries to contribute to their economic development and social welfare, as well as to develop their research and innovation capacities for long-term sustainable growth. The Fund is managed by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of the United Kingdom and runs in 18 countries around the world