Nigerian Capacity Building Initiative

Bringing Innovation and Building Relationships

BVGH is launching a leadership development and capacity building program, the BVGH Nigerian Capacity Building Initiative (BNCBI), in partnership with the Nigerian National Universities Commission (NUC) and Nigerian research institutions to create a stronger biomedical research and development base in the country. This program will identify individuals from Nigerian institutions and facilitate their hosting at international biopharmaceutical companies. Participating companies will provide the selected individuals with experiences customized to meet the needs of the institution and fellow. Training may include developing advanced biotechnology skills or gaining experience in various phases of the drug development process such as discovery, regulatory, quality control, or clinical development.

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