Travel Grant Jointed with the 60th ICBL Tokyo

LipoQuality offers a travel grant in conjunction with the 60th International Conference on the Bioscience of Lipids (ICBL) held in 17th-21st June 2019, Tokyo.  This grant offers one week stay in Japan to study technologies / methodologies in conjunction with the 60th ICBL event.  


Eligibility and Requirements
  1. A young investigator (assist prof., instructor, postdoc etc.) or graduate student outside of Japan is eligible.  (Japanese nationality is ok.)
  2. Participation to the LipoQuality Symposium on 17th June at the ICBL site is mandatory.  This symposium is free of charge. 
  3. Participation to the LipoQuality Workshop on 22nd June at RIKEN Yokohama Campus is mandatory.  This workshop is intended for information exchange among young researchers.
Your stay in Japan starts from 16th (Sunday) and ends on 22nd (Saturday) or later.  For the weekdays, you may join the ICBL event.  You can extend your stay depending on your research topics at RIKEN Yokohama.

Terms of Support

  1. A round-trip air ticket (discount economy fare only).  Ticket purchase will be done on our side but we will consider your airline preference.
  2. Accommodation fee (upper limit exists).  You must book your hotel by yourself.
  3. Due to our budget restriction, registration fee of ICBL is NOT included in our support.  Please register on your own expense.

Application and Inquiries

Please send your application email with your CV and research abstract to  lipoquality@nig.ac.jp  with "ICBL Fellowship" in the Subject line.

Selection process

The selection will be done immediately after the ICBL abstract deadline.   The expected number of grants is around 10 - 15 (depending on the flight cost).