at the 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection

Students between 18 and 40 years old, or recent graduates from agricultural educational institutions that have thought a lot about how to protect food security and the environment, and have a great innovation or idea or about sustainable crop protection should apply to become a delegate at the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Programme in Ghent, Belgium.

The 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection will be held in Ghent, Belgium from 19-24 May, 2019. The theme of the Congress is “Crop Protection: Education of the Future Generation”.

What's on offer?

  • IUPAC 2019 is offering 50 sponsored places to the next generation of leaders in crop protection to participate in the four-day Agri Summit in Ghent, Belgium (19-23 May 2019) and link with the IUPAC International Congress.

  • From among the Next Generation Agri-Summit applications up to five N-GAGE champions will be selected and there will be seed funding (€ 5,000) provided to facilitate the start-up of an innovation or a project idea in crop protection. For one year (May 2019-May 2020), these young innovators will be mentored within their innovation/idea, linking them with seasoned researchers and practitioners and integrating them in other agricultural youth networks and organizations. Training on new ways to advocate and network using innovative communication tools will be provided.

Application deadline: February 14, 2019.

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