Encouraging the flow of scientific information
With funds provided by the Italian government, TWAS encourages the organization of high-level international and regional scientific activities in developing countries by offering financial assistance to the organizers of such events. Deadlines for applications: 1 June for meetings to be held during January-June of the following year, and 1 December for meetings to be held during July-December of the following year.
TWAS and ISTIC are collaborating on a project aimed at identifying, rewarding and disseminating best practices in the innovative use of science and technology in the development of new products, processes or services that have had impacts on economic development in the South.
In collaboration with the Institute of Physics, ICTP and the American Physics Society, TWAS is supporting the organization of workshops for scientists interested in commercializing their ideas.
With funds provided by Microsoft Research Ltd, TWAS and AAS encouraged the organization of scientific activities related to computer science in Africa by offering financial assistance to the organizers of conferences, workshops, symposia and special meetings held in Africa.