The 4th BRICS YSF under the theme “BRICS Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship” will
highlight the strategic importance of science, technology, and innovation as key drivers of
youth entrepreneurship and leadership.
Scientists/ engineers/ technologists/ innovators/ science journalists-educators-science, science literacy and popularizing professional / specialists on translational aspects of research and technology integration in society-market / researchers, up to the age of 40 years.
The participants must be Doctoral Students or Post-doc or a young faculty who completed the Ph.D. degree in the above-mentioned areas/ topics.
The applicants who have already participated in the previous editions of BRICS Young Scientist Conclaves are NOT eligible to apply.
The International air travel-related expenses (airfare, medical insurance, visa fee etc.)
shall be met by the Department of Science & Technology Govt of India) whereas the local
hospitality ie food, accommodation and local transport in Brazil will be supported by the
(MOSTIC of Brazil) for the entire duration of stay in Brazil.
How to Apply:
The application is required to be submitted online ONLY (apply on this link).
No other form and/or channel of submission of the application shall be entertained. Hardcopies are not required to be submitted.
Apply by July 31.
The selection of Indian participants for participating in the BRICS YS Conclave 2019 shall be made by an Expert Selection Committee to be constituted by DST. The selection shall be based on the assessment of the information provided by the applicant in the application form and the reference letter(s).
Up to 20 participants shall be selected by the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India) and the final list of participants shall be forwarded to the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication of Brazil.