About FIT2

In 2016 the Government of Australia provided funding to support the research and training of East African and Indo-Pacific researchers through targeted research fellowships. The fellowships focus on neglected tropical diseases, malaria, and tuberculosis research and product development.

BVGH identifies host laboratories and qualified scientists from WIPO Re:Search Member organizations to participate in the Funds in Trust (FIT2) research fellowships. Based on mutual interests, BVGH matches host and fellows and supports their design of a research and training project.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) coordinates fellowship logistics and tracks progress. Through research collaborations, hosts and fellows exchange knowledge and intellectual property. Learn more about the FIT Process.

Meet Our WIPO Re:Search Fellows


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To learn more about the WIPO Re:Search fellowship program, contact Amy Starr.