The IULTCS initiative of investing in the next generation of leather research through its Young Leather Scientist Grant (YLSG) continues to generate much interest. Financially supported by Lear Corporation, winning the award represents a prestigious achievement for both the selected researcher and the institution where they conduct their research. 

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. Deadline for submissions is October 28, 2016 for review by the Research Commission of the IULTCS. 

For details of eligibility requirements, application procedure, and necessary documentation please click here.