The IULTCS initiative of investing in the next generation of leather research through its Young Leather Scientist Grant (YLSG) enters its fourth year, and continues to receive financial support from Lear Corporation. The €1,500 grant will be awarded in January 2018 to a scientist under the age of 35 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 and on the IULTCS Facebook page.