The IULTCS initiative of investing in the next generation of leather research through its Young Leather Scientist Grant (YLSG) programme - with financial support from Lear corporation - has entered its fourth year.
The deadline for submissions for review by the IULTCS Research Commission for the 2017 YLSG programme is 28 October 2016. The grant of €1,500 will be awarded in January 2017 to a scientist under the age of 30 for research in the leather field.
The IULTCS encourages leaders in the industry to bring notice of the award to any institutions and individuals who are committed to research and the advancement of understanding of leather.
Details of eligibility requirements, application procedure, and necessary documentation are available on the IULTCS website (www.iultcs.org) under the Research-IUR link and on the IULTCS Facebook page.