BARBADOS -- Individuals, enterprises and organizations based in the Caribbean are invited to submit proposals focusing on adoption, innovation, assimilation, development and transfer of technologies in renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change mitigation and fossil fuel substitution by April 30, 2012.
Awards of up to $200,000 are offered for projects and enterprises which promote energy efficiency and access to renewable energy in the Caribbean region. Applications should be submitted electronically - details and guidance are available at www.iadb.org/ideas. Grant winners will be announced July 15, 2012.
June 1 is the deadline for the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE), an intensive four-week enrichment residential summer program for gifted Caribbean high-school students (more than age 15 but less than age 17 on August 1, 2012) who are interested in studying and exploring careers in science and engineering. Visit the Caribbean Science Foundation at caribbeanscience.org for more details.
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