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Alltech Supports Young Scientists Through Prof. Tielen Fund Foundation

[Dublin, IRELAND] -Global animal nutrition company Alltech has announced its continued endorsement of young scientists from developing countries by supporting the prestigious Prof. Tielen Fund Foundation.? The purpose of the foundation is to promote the scientific, professional and moral education of graduated veterinarians and other scientists in the field of veterinary medicine from developing countries.?

The Alltech grant recipients of the Prof. Tielen Fund Foundation will have the opportunity to attend the bi-annual congresses of the International Society on Animal Hygiene (ISAH).? The young scientists will have the opportunity to prepare a paper for oral or poster presentation at the congress.

Commenting on Alltech's support of the foundation, Prof. Tielen said, "In my 35 years' commitment to science it is clear that science is at the heart of everything we do. Alltech's contribution to the support of young scientists globally is very important. Under this fund Alltech will contribute to the development of young scientists in emerging countries. This endorsement will facilitate the opportunity for these scientists to earn knowledge and build networks that can contribute to the development of healthy and profitable animal production in these countries."

Aidan Connolly, vice president corporate accounts, Alltech, said, "We in Alltech are honoured to support the Prof. Tielen Fund Foundation.? The fund resonated with us, as it is about providing support to the promising talent of the future.? It is ultimately about supporting today's young scholars in developing counties - our future - and to assist them in reaching their full potential."

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