IsDB Unveils Science and Technology Prizes

An Iranian scientist performs a biotechnology experiment. Photo by: International Rice Research Institute

The Islamic Development Bank has launched an award initiative to support institutions working in the science and technology sector.

The IsDB Science and Technology Prizes aims to promote science and technology solutions in the development agenda and encourage healthy competition among insitutions engaged in scientific and technological research. The scheme includes three prizes, which will each consist of a cash award of USD100,000.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

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