The Novartis Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) is a pioneering annual biotechnology seminar for entrepreneurial, postgraduate students in science or business who are interested in pursuing a career in biotechnology.

Themed "Cultivating health innovations for sustainable countrywide development", the Local BioCamp will be held on July 15, 2016 at the SGV Hall, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City. At the end of the Local BioCamp, two students will be selected based on academic excellence and professional focus to represent the Philippines in the International BioCamp, which will be held from August 28 to August 31, 2016 at the Novartis Campus in Basel, Switzerland. In the Philippines, Novartis works with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Council for Health Research and Development Department of Science and Technology in organizing the Local BioCamp.

To register for the Local and International BioCamp, visit http://novartis.com.ph/careers/biocamp/biocamp.html and download the PDF application form. After completing the application form, save and e-mail it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline for application to the International BioCamp is 5:00 PM, July 05, 2016. Only complete applications will be considered. Selected students will be informed via e-mail.

For more information about the 2016 Novartis BioCamp, please visit www.novartis.com.ph or www.pchrd.dost.gov.ph. You may also call Mr. J. Cecil Barrameda at (0917) 325-9549 or Mr. Renz Carlos B. So at (02) 837 7537.

The International Science and Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation under the Auspices of UNESCO is inviting participants to the International Forum on Harnessing Women’s Talents in Science, Technology and Innovation which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 25-26 May 2015.

The main objective of the forum is to share perspectives in devising strategies to address the imbalance of women participation at the leadership level in science, technology and engineering in the business and government sectors. Relative to this, we are seeking assistance in nominating candidate(s) to participate in the forum. The participant must possess the following minimum criteria:

  • Holding a senior position in the organization involved in women’s affairs
  • Has good command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Must be in good health

The organizers will provide hotel accommodation and local hospitality for the duration of the forum to selected international participants. Since the organizers will not provide travel grants to the participants, international airfare will be shouldered by the sending agency.

Interested participants are required to complete the application form which can be downloaded along with the brochure from http://www.istic-unesco.organd submit to Ms. Charlene Basig thru email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 30 April 2015.

For more information, please visit http://www.istic-unesco.org.

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