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We are very proud of our scientists, many of which left top international organisations to join us in South Africa! In addition to brain gain, they also bring a wealth of collaborators.
We also would like to thank our main funders: The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), The Department of Science and Technology (DST), The European Commission (EC), The Royal Society in the U.K., The Wellcome Trust, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), The US CDC and The National Institute of Health (NIH) to believe that it is possible to do high-level research in Africa and reverse the brain drain!
News date: 2019-11-18
KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).