TMER 2019

Tsukuba Medical Laboratory of Education and Research (TMER) in cooperation with the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science are pleased to announce their support of an overseas trainee project in 2019.

TMER will select one international medical technologist as a trainee for education in cytology.

Date:            November 23rd – December 1st, 2019 (for 9 days)

Course:         Lectures and practical training in cytology

Place:           Tsukuba Medical Laboratory of Education and Research NPO and Tsukuba University Hospital, Japan

Support      Air fare up to 100,000 JPY
Living expenses in Japan for up to 50,000 JPY Practical training included
TMER will organize the hotel arrangements for the training period Welcome dinner will also be included

Applicants must be an active BLS, and must have support in writing from both their employment supervisor and their Association who is in good standing with IFBLS. The successful applicant will be given a letter of invitation and a certificate of completion from TMER and IFBLS.

The deadline to receive applications is June 30th, 2019. They can be mailed to IFBLS, 33 Wellington Street North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8R 1M7 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Judgement by IFBLS Board Members and TMER Board members

The judgment point:

  1. The winner is expected that he/she can return the training knowledge to their members after going back to their country.
  2. Recommendation letter from their Association is a good judgement material.
  3. The applicant is required to accept the financial agreement.


TMER Award Application
TMER 2019 Training Schedule