Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Programme (BIRAP) : www.birapdbt.nic.in
Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
Call for Proposals Contract Research and Service Scheme (CRS)
16th January to 29th February, 2012
DBT-BIRAP invites proposals under CRS to facilitate Academia-Industry Interaction
Who can Apply?
Public and/or Private Universities and Research Institutions can apply under the Contract Research and Services scheme with pre-determined company partner having DSIP recognized R&D/Service unit.
For Contract Research, available leads should be at a level which provides sufficient data for scale up/Validation and may fall under the following categories but not limited to
- Exploratory vaildation of technology
- Small scale contract research resulting in generating several batches of process or multiple prototypes
- Large scale validation of prototype to commercial design
For Contract Services, there should be a clear justification for services to be outsourced.
Eligibility criteria :
a. For primary applicant (academia)
Public and/or Private University and Research Institutions having a well established research support system, for basic or applied reserch are eligible under this scheme. The Research group should necessarily have an established lead ready for validation / Outsourced services.
b. Only Indian Company, registered under the Indian Companies Act 1956 and in which more than 51% of the ownership is held by Indian citizens and having DSIP recognised in house R & D unit which is interested to perform such a contract research service with academic partner.
How to Apply?
Proposals are required to be submitted online only. To submit a proposal online, the Institutions need to register with BIRAP throught “Institution User Registration” Detailed guidelines on how to submit the proposal will be available online.
Institution User Registration and online proposal submission would begin from 16th January,2012.
No Hard Copy to be Submitted Proposals submitted online only would be considered.
Last date for submission of Proposals 29th February,2012
For further details, please contact:
Dr. Renu Swarup
Department of Biotechnology,
Block No:2,7th Floor, CGO Complex,
Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110 003, India
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Programme (BIRAP) Website : www.birapdbt.nic.in
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