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CategoryAgencySchemeCommentsBudgetEligibilityDeadlineDurationWeblink
Fellowship- Group LeaderInternational Brain research Organization (IBRO)Return home Fellowship20,000 EurosScientists who are developing a successful basic/clinical research career in a developed country and wish to return to their country of origin or to a less developed country 1 Sep each yearhttp://ibro.info/professional-development/funding-programmes/return-home-fellowships/
ResearchDBT/EU countriesINDIGO POLICY Support for the advancement of policy cooperation between India and EuropeA minimum of two different European members, as well as one or more eligible partners from India. Covers exchange of researchers, workshops, research costs and personnel costsScientists from universities, research institutions and small and medium enterprises / companies from India as defined by BIRAP, DBT. 29-Sep-143 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Indo-EU_Collaboration2011.doc
Fellowship-students/PDRAHuman Frontiers in Sciences Program (HFSP)Long term Fellowships (For Non Indian nationals)Requires relocation to country other than home countryGenerous funding covering, living, travel, research and relocation allowancesPhD (0-3 years postdoc experience)in life sciences, needs to embark on a new project in a different field of the life sciences28-Aug-143 years (can be split into 2 years + 1 year after (2 years break) to be used for relocation to home countryhttp://www.hfsp.org/funding/postdoctoral-fellowships
Fellowship-students/PDRAHuman Frontiers in Sciences Program (HFSP)Cross-disciplinary Fellowships (For Non Indian nationals)Requires relocation to country other than home countryGenerous funding covering, living, travel, research and relocation allowancesPhD in discipline outside of life sciences (0-3 years postdoc experience) for training in field of biology28-Aug-143 years (can be split into 2 years + 1 year after (2 years break) to be used for relocation to home countryhttp://www.hfsp.org/funding/postdoctoral-fellowships
Fellowship-students/PDRAIndo-US Science and Technology ForumResearch internships in science and engineering for American students in India (RISE)Disciplines of science, technology, engineering and medicineRs 25000 per month stipend, airfare, visa fees US or Indian nationals enrolled for PhD or Masters course at an academic institute in US30-Sep-143-5 monthshttp://www.indousstf.org/RiseProgram/Home.html
ResearchMarie Skłodowska-Curie ActionsMarie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF)- Global FellowshipsEnabling European
researchers to be trained
and acquire new knowledge
in a high-level
research organisation
in a Third Country.
salary, mobility and research costs PhD
from EU or Associated
Countries.
11-Sep-142-3 years inclusive of the obligatory return to host organisation in the final yearhttp://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/4052-msca-if-2014-gf.html
Fellowship-PDRAThe academy of science for developing world (TWAS)TWAS-DBT Biotechnology Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research in Indianeeds to move to DBT institutes offering biotech courses (CDFD, NBRC, NIPGR, NII, NCCS, IBSD, ILS)Stipend + HRAPhD Biosc/Biotech, citizens of developing countries outside india holding regular research position in home country, Age limit 40 yrs, 31 Aug each year12-18 monthshttp://www.twas.org/opportunity/twas-dbt-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme
Travel (research)DAAD (Germany)Research scholarships for young researchers and recent postdoctoral scholars To undertake short- term research project at one of the German Universities or Research Institutions Stipend of Euro 1000 for PhD scholars and Euro 750.00 for Master degree holders, return airfare, Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD0-6 years since the award of last degree (M.A., M.Sc., M.Phil., etc.) or 0-4 years post PhD currently residing in India with a confirmed acceptance letter from a German Professor1-Oct-141yearhttp://newdelhi.daad.de/mainFrame/home/postdoc.pdf
ResearchAlexander Humboldt FoundationSofja Kovalevskaja Award (Germany)Research to be selected by self and carried out in chosen host lab in Germany1.65 million EUR. Gross salary 5,600 EUR per month, equipment, material, personnel, travel expensesPhD with less than 6 years postdoc experience1-Sep-145 yearshttp://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/kovalevskaja-award.html
Meetings/symposia/workshopsIndo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advance Research (CEFIPRA)Grant for organizing Seminars and Workshopsseminars/workshops in topics of current relevance and interest to both India and FranceNeeds French collaborator1-Apr and 1-Oct every yearhttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=831&langid=1
MeetingsCompany of BiologistsScientific Meetings grantsMeetings need to be in areas covered by the 4 journals of the Company of Biologistsmaximum upto £ 6000 for support of young scientists, funding for plenary or keynote speakers attending meetings10 Jan, 19 Mar, 4 June, 10 Sephttp://www.biologists.com/scientific_grants.html
MeetingsCompany of BiologistsSmall Meetings grantsFor organising small local meetings in the areas covered by the 4 journals of the Company of BiologistsMax funding of upto £ 300 15 Jan, 5 Apr, 25 Jun, 10 Sephttp://www.biologists.com/small_grants.html
ResearchDST/ Max Planck SocietyMax Planck Partner Groups at Indian Partner InstitutionsResearch to be conducted at Indian partner institution (IPI)20,000 EURO p.a. by MPI, equivalent funding from IGSTC ( Indo-German Science and Technology Center) on behalf of DST via the director of IPIPostdoc (age limit 38 years), with minimum 12 month experience in a Max Planck Institute (MPI)15-Sep-143-5 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_DST-MPG.pdf
ResearchDST/JSPS (Japan)Indo-Japan Cooperative Science program (IJCSP)scientific areas supported include Fundamental Sciences: Physical and Chemical Systems,
Materials and System Engineering: Man-made Systems, Natural Systems: Life Sciences and Bioengineering,
Astronomy, Space, Earth System and Sciences, Mathematics and Computational Science
International return airfare, airport transfers, accommodation, per diem. For joint workshops/ seminars to be organized in India, local travel cost of selected Indian participants and organizing expenses may also be considered for support as per DST norms. Some support for consumables and contingencies may be considered as per DST’s norms.Indian and Japanese PIs working in regular capacity10-Sep-142 years http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/Call%20for%20Proposal%202013-14,%20DST-JSPS%20COP%20-13.pdf
Fellowship- Group LeaderCEFIPRAIndo-French Collaborative research projectsNeeds French collaboratortravel, DA for visitng scientist, marginal costs of project including equipment, personnel (only postdocs or PhD students) PhD, permanent appointment in a research institute1 April and 1 Oct each year3 yearshttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=819&langid=1
India Partnering AwardPromotes scientifc exchange especially of early career scientists between India and UK £ 30000 for Travel, subsistence and other activities such as workshops and exchanges UK partner needs to be BBSRC funded 13-Nov-144 yearshttp://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/internationalfunding/india.aspx
DST-DAAD Project based personnel exchange programmecollaborative travel for upto 4 visits on either sideNeeds German collaborator15-Dec-132 yearshttp://www.daaddelhi.org/imperia/md/content/newdelhi/ind_sandwich.pdf
DST-UKIERI Thematic PartnershipsNeeds UK collaborator, for themes of Sustainable energy supply, Food production and security, Water supply and security, Health and Disease, Innovation including social impact and intellectual property, Research and Science Policy£60,000-75,000 covers travel, visa fees, local accomodation,limited research consumablesPhD, regular appointment in research institute in india or UK 15-Sep-142 years (4 visits of 15-89 days/each side/year)http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/DSTUKIERIGuidelines2013.pdf
Fellowship-Group LeaderMatsumae International Foundation (Japan)MIF Research FellowshipNeeds to work in Japanese instituteStipend, Travel, insurance, relocation and living expensesPhD, permanent appointment in a research institute31-Aug-143-6 monthshttp://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~mif/
Travel/collaborativeUGC/UKIERIUGC-UKIERI Thematic PartnershipsNeeds UK collaborator,all subjects including Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology projects supported£60,000 covers travel, visa fees, local accomodation,limited research consumablesPhD, regular appointment in research institute in india or UK 15-Sep-142 years (4 visits of 15-89 days/each side/year)http://www.ukieri.org/images/xls/UGCUKIERIGUIDELINES2013.doc
Travel/collaborativeUGC/UKIERIUGC-UKIERI Thematic PartnershipsNeeds UK collaborator,all subjects including Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology projects supported£60,000 covers travel, visa fees, local accomodation,limited research consumablesPhD, regular appointment in research institute in india or UK 15-Sep-142 years (4 visits of 15-89 days/each side/year)http://www.ukieri.org/images/xls/UGCUKIERIGUIDELINES2013.doc
Travel/collaborativeBBSRC (UK)India Partnering AwardPromotes scientifc exchange especially of early career scientists between India and UK £ 30000 for Travel, subsistence and other activities such as workshops and exchanges UK partner needs to be BBSRC funded 13-Nov-144 yearshttp://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/internationalfunding/india.aspx
ResearchAlexander Humboldt FoundationSofja Kovalevskaja Award (Germany)Research to be selected by self and carried out in chosen host lab in Germany1.65 million EUR. Gross salary 5,600 EUR per month, equipment, material, personnel, travel expensesPhD with less than 6 years postdoc experience1-Sep-145 yearshttp://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/kovalevskaja-award.html
Fellowship-PDRADST/ Max-Planck SocietyMax Planck Visiting Fellowships for Indian Scientists 3000 Euro pa, travel and substinence for visits to Max-Planck Institute for upto 2 months/yr, 1 month visit/yr obligatoryPhDs, age limit 35 years, affiliated to an Indian institute15-Sep-14upto 4 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_DST-MPG.pdf
ResearchDST/ Max Planck SocietyMax Planck Partner Groups at Indian Partner InstitutionsResearch to be conducted at Indian partner institution (IPI)20,000 EURO p.a. by MPI, equivalent funding from IGSTC ( Indo-German Science and Technology Center) on behalf of DST via the director of IPIPostdoc (age limit 38 years), with minimum 12 month experience in a Max Planck Institute (MPI)15-Sep-143-5 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_DST-MPG.pdf
Fellowship-PDRALife Sciences Research FoundationPostdoctoral fellowship program (USA)Indian nationals to work in a non-profit institution in USAFresh PhDs and postdocs1-Oct each year3 yearshttp://www.lsrf.org/apply/application-instructions






CategoryAgencySchemeCommentsBudgetEligibilityDeadlineDurationWeblink
Personal Support (Tenable in India)
Award- Group LeaderBritish Petroleum (BP)/Bird life International/ Conservation International/Fauna and Flora international/ Wildlife conservation societyConservation Leadership Programme (CLP)-Kate Stokes Memorial AwardAwarded on an annual basis to an exceptional Follow-up or Leadership team supported by the CLP. US $ 40,000All continuation award winners of BP conservation schemes are considered, there is no need to apply.Expected in NovemberUpto 3 yearshttp://www.conservationleadershipprogramme.org/KateStokesAward.asp
Fellowship-Group LeaderDBTTata Innovation FellowshipRewards interdisciplinary work with major emphasis on
innovation and translational research with a potential towards commercialization
salary incentive of 25000 pm, 6 lakh contingency Age less than 55 years. employment at a research institute.Applicant to have spent at least 5 yrs in India. To be announced3 years with possibility of 2 years extensionhttp://www.dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/Advt.-2015-16.pdf
Fellowship-Group LeaderDBTRamalingaswamy Re-entry FellowshipInstituted to encourage return of scientists to India. Needs nomination from host institute.Rs 85,000 for salary + Rs 7500 HRA + Rs 10 lakh per annum (1yr), 7.50 lakh (2nd yr), 5lakh (3years) for conferences and other expensesAge less than 55 years. At least 3 years of post-doctoral research experience with last two years from an overseas
laboratory.
To be announced5 yearshttp://www.dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/Ramalingaswami_fellowship_advt.pdf
Fellowship-Group LeaderDST-SERBRamanujan FellowshipInstituted to encourage return of scientists to India. Needs nomination from host institute.Rs 85,000 for salary + Rs 7 lakh per annum for conferences and other expensesPhD/MD with exellent proven tract-record. Age less than 55 years. Rolling programme5 yearshttp://serb.gov.in/formats.php#ramanujan
Fellowship- Group LeaderDST-SERBJ C Bose national Fellowships Rs. 25,000 per month in addition to salary drawn from parent institution+ 10 lakh per annum for conferences and other expenses. PhD, less than 68 years. Needs to be nominated by the instituteRolling programme5 yearshttp://serb.gov.in/formats.php#jc
Fellowship- Group LeaderDSTSwarnajayanti FellowshipsRs. 25,000 per month in addition to salary drawn from parent institution+ grants for equipment,consumable, contingencies,travelPhD, Age 30-40 yearsTo be announced5 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programmes/scientific-engineering-research/human-resource-development-and-nurturing-young-talent-swarnajayanti-fellowships-scheme
Fellowship- Group LeaderInternational Brain research Organization (IBRO)Return home Fellowship20,000 EurosScientists who are developing a successful basic/clinical research career in a developed country and wish to return to their country of origin or to a less developed country 1 Sep each yearhttp://ibro.info/professional-development/funding-programmes/return-home-fellowships/
Fellowship-Group LeaderLady Tata Memorial TrustYoung Researcher AwardAnnual Award25000 per month salary incentive, 5 lakh per annum for research, international and national travel.PhD with regular position in research inst/univ. Age less than 40 yearsTo be announced3+2 years based on review of progresshttp://www.ladytatatrust.org/StaticPageIndia/Awards/8
Fellowship- Group LeaderWellcome Trust-DBT India AllianceMargdarshi Fellowshipfor host institutions that are keen to improve their scientific breadth and for scientific leaders who already lead their own research group, and now wish to utilize their experience in developing new research platformsSalary, research costs, personnel costs, travel, over headsStrong scientific leadership with more than 10 years experience running an independent labTo be announced5 yearshttp://www.wellcomedbt.org/fellowshiptype/margdarshi-fellowships
Fellowship- Group LeaderWellcome Trust-DBT India AllianceIntermediate Research FellowshipSalary, research expenses, personnel, 1 year collab travel4-7 years PD experience16th Aug, 2016 5 yearshttp://www.wellcomedbt.org/fellowships/intermediate-fellowships
Fellowship- Group LeaderWellcome Trust-DBT India AllianceSenior Research FellowshipSalary, research costs, personnel, collab travel7-15 years PD experience16th Aug, 2016 5 yearshttp://www.wellcomedbt.org/fellowships/senior-fellowships
Fellowship- Group LeaderWellcome Trust-DBT India AllianceIntermediate Fellowships for Clinicians and Public Health Researchers in Indiasupports clinician scientists and public health researchers to establish an independent research program in an academic institution in India. Clinicians and Public Health Research Fellows may use this opportunity to do a PhD on the India Alliance Fellowship project. Salary, research expenses, personnel, 1 year collab travelfour to seven years of post-MD/post-MS/post-MPH/post-PhD or equivalent research experienceTo be announced in Jan 20175 yearshttp://www.wellcomedbt.org/fellowships/cph-intermediate-fellowships
Fellowship- Group LeaderWellcome Trust-DBT India AllianceSenior Fellowships for Clinicians and Public Health Researchers in Indiasupports outstanding clinician scientists/public health researchers, who have demonstrated their ability to lead an independent research project/ group and want to expand it to perform challenging research at a host institution in IndiaSalary, research costs, personnel, collab travelseven to fifteen years of post-MD/post-MS/post-MPH/post-PhD or equivalent clinical research experience.To be announced in Jan 20175 yearshttp://www.wellcomedbt.org/fellowships/cph-senior-fellowships
Personal Support (tenable abroad)
Fellowship- Group LeaderAlexander Humboldt FoundationFellowship for experienced researchers (Germany)Research to be selected by self and carried out in chosen host lab in Germany2,450 EUR per month includes mobility allowance and medical and liability insuranceIndependent PI (Assistant Professor/ Junior Research GL) with < 12 years experienceRolling programme6-18 months, can be divided into 3 blocks of minimum 3 months each in 3 years.https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/humboldt-award.html
Fellowship- Group LeaderAlexander Humboldt FoundationInternational Climate protection Fellowships (Germany)Junior group leaders and postdocs also eligible, work in German lab of own choosing 2150-2750 EUR, mobility alowance and subsidy towards medical and liability insuranceMin Master's level education, first degree less than 12 years ago, practical experience in climate protection/ nature conservation,with leadership potentialTo be announced (March)1 year http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/icf.html
Fellowship- Group LeaderAmerican Cancer SocietyInternational Fellowships for Beginning Investigators (ACSBI, USA)Applied, clinical or translational cancer research prefered. US based, return to home country mandatory$50,000 for travel and stipend support.Beginner Independent investigator or clinician1-Nov each year6-12 monthshttp://www.uicc.org/fellowships/beginning-investigators
Research/teaching trainingCommonwealth Secretariat, U.K., administered by UGCCommonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship (UK)For enhancing teaching or research experience in a university in UK.Fellowship starts on Oct each year5-10 years research and upto 2 years teaching experience. Age less than 40 years. To be announced in August 3 monthshttp://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/academic-fellowships/
DBT/ NIHKhorana- Nirenberg Scholar Program (India/NIH)Fresh PhD/postdoc (> 5 years experience)To be announced2-3 years postdoc (NIH, USA)+ 2-3 years in independent DBT sponsored lab (India)iusstf.org/story/53-50-Khorana-Program.html
Fellowship- Group LeaderIndo-US Science and Technology Forum Indo-US Science and Technology Forum fellowships (USA)Needs to work in US lab selected by selfUS$ 3000 pm, round air ticket, personal contingency allowance of Rs 50,000 for visa and insurance, and $600-$1200 for travel within USPhD, age less than 40 years, with permanent positionTo be announced12 monthshttp://www.indousstf.org/fellowship.htm
Fellowship- Group LeaderIndo-US Science and Technology Forum ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professorship in Microbiology For teaching short term courses or for short term collaborative project with US collaborator$5000-7000 with matching contribution from host instituteMicrobiologists with significant experience in research or teaching in the field, who have obtained a Phd within past 10 years15 Dec each yearshort term (Minimum 6 weeks)http://www.iusstf.org/story/50-55-ASM-IUSSTF-INDO-US-PROFESSORSHIP-IN-MICROBIOLOGY.html
Fellowship- Group LeaderUnion for international cancer control (UICC)Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (any country overseas)Basic, applied or translational cancer research. Promotes international collab.$10,000 PhD/MD with min 2 years postdoc experienceTo be announced3 monthshttp://www.uicc.org/programmes/geti/our-activities/study-grants
Fellowship-Group LeaderUS-India Educational FoundationFulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowshipsto provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunities to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of teaching and research at a U.S. institutionStipend, insurance, travel and professional allowance for applicant only. For stays between 8-9 months dependent (one) allowance and travel may be coveredIndian faculty/researchers with at least 5 years teaching experienceTo be announced4-9 monthshttp://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Nehru-Academic-Professional-Excellence-Fellowships.aspx
Research Grants
ResearchBritish Petroleum (BP)/Bird life International/ Conservation International/Fauna and Flora international/ Wildlife conservation societyConservation Leadership Programme (CLP)-Conservation Follow-up AwardsFor Projects build on a previous CLP project by addressing a practical conservation issue raised by the original Future Conservationist Award project.US $20000 (CLP funding must cover at least 50% of the total project budget)Minimum team of three with at least 50% involved in previous CLP project and additional new team members with no more than 5 years of paid experience in the conservation sectorTo be Announced in August upto 2 yearshttp://www.conservationleadershipprogramme.org/FollowupAward.asp
ResearchBritish Petroleum (BP)/Bird life International/ Conservation International/Fauna and Flora international/ Wildlife conservation societyConservation Leadership Programme (CLP)-Conservation Leadership AwardsFor Projects build on a previous CLP project by addressing a practical conservation issue raised by the original Follow-up Award project.US $50000 (CLP funding must cover at least 50% of the total project budget)Minimum team of three with at least 50% involved in previous CLP project and additional new team members with no more than 5 years of paid experience in the conservation sectorTo be Announced(Dec)upto 3 yearshttp://www.conservationleadershipprogramme.org/LeadershipAward.asp
ResearchCSIRCSIR research Grant1-2 JRF/SRF/RA, contingency and small equipmentPhD, regular appointment in a research instituteRolling Programme3 yearshttp://csirhrdg.res.in/csir_research_grants.htm
ResearchDBTProject grantSubmission through online web portal of DBTupto 1 crore. Equipment, personnel, Supplies & consumables, contigencies and travel PhD, regular appointment in a research instituteRolling Programme3-5 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/uniquepage.asp?id_pk=438
ResearchDBTACCELERATED CROP IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMMEConcept note on application of molecular markers for crop improvementScientists having expertise in areas of molecular breeding in plants as evident from the publications in high-impact factor journals or product development may apply. To be Announced3-5 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/CALLFORPREPROPOSALAUNDER.doc
ResearchDBTRESEARCH PROPOSALS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENTAL & DISEASE BIOLOGY The proposals may encompass any aspect of developmental or disease biology related to pregnancy, foetal/neonatal stages, early years of life in humans or related aspects including in vitro and in vivo functional studies using suitable cell lines and model organisms respectively. Multicentric consortium mode projects involving both research scientists and clinicians encouragedclinicians/scientists actively engaged in the field of Human Developmental and Disease BiologyTo be Announcedhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/hddb.doc
ResearchDBTRESEARCH PROPOSALS IN CANCER BIOLOGY- Pilot Project Grant for Young InvestigatorsTo investigate new hypothesis for establishing proof-of-concept in cancer researchupto 25 lakhs all especially encouraging new/young investigators with/without publication in cancerTo be Announcedhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/CancerAdfinal.doc
ResearchDBTRESEARCH PROPOSALS IN CANCER BIOLOGY- Virtual National Cancer Institute (VNCI)To connect competence in Basic biology/clinical research/technology development around "Thematic Research" as defined in the call text5-7 investigators with complimentary domain expertise are expected to be connected for each thematic unit. Participation of Industry encouragedTo be Announced60 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/CancerAdfinal.doc
ResearchDBTRESEARCH PROPOSALS IN CANCER BIOLOGY- Units of Excellence (UOE) (DBT)For strengthening research resources around leaders in cancer biology with national relevance but global competitiveness. Applications could be in the form of Individual Grants or small Team-driven GrantResearch costs as well as career development opportunities including Young investigator’s awards (10-15 in number, both for Ph.D & Post Ph.D) under each UOE, national & overseas fellowships, training in different labs, workshops/conferences etc. leaders in cancer biology with strong track recordTo be Announced60 months with possibility of extension for one more termhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/CancerAdfinal.doc
ResearchDBTNanobiotechnologyConcept notesTo Be Announcedhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/performa/Nano%20Adv.doc
ResearchDBTDevelopment of Next Generation Imaging Technologies for Biomedical ApplicationsProject grantPhD, regular appointment in a research instituteTo Be Announcedhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Imagecall(Final).doc
Women in Science (Research)DBTBioCAre Research Grant opportunity (RGO)For women scientists. LoI required for those for whom this is the first grant. Any woman scientist can be considered for a maximum of 3 applications run consecutively with total duration of the support not extending beyond fifteen years.Rs 50000-60000 stipend or Rs 10000 pm as incentive in addition to salary for employed women. Project grant of 40-60 lakhs for personnel, equipment, travel etcPhD (age limit 55 years) Women Scientists who are employed or unemployed or are desirous of coming back after a break. To be announced3+2 yearshttp://www.dbtindia.nic.in/archives/8195
Research/EntrepreunershipDBTSmall Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI)- 22 batchPublic-Private Partnership Programme of DBT supports research initiatives of Indian Biotech Industry. Operated through BIRAC Phase I funding for establishing proof-of-concept of innovations. The support is extended as grants-in-aid (up to 80% of total project cost) and interest free loans.

Phase II funding in the form of soft loan for process/ product development, scale-up of technology, validation & field trials etc.
DSIR recognised private entities can submit application solely or jointly with other private or public partner (Universities or National Institutes).To be Announcedhttp://sbiri.nic.in/HTML/about_sbiri.html
ResearchDSTCognitive Science Research InititativeCutting edge research in cognitive science Scientists/academicians should have a research background in Cognitive Science and
hold a regular position
To be announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/CSI-AD-2013.pdf
ResearchDST (SERB)Industry Relevant R&Dto utilize the expertise available in academic institutions and national laboratories to solve industry specific problems for the larger benefit of societyThe funding shall be shared between SERB and Industry where industry share should not be less than 50 % of the total budget. The SERB share shall not exceed Rs. 50 lakh for a projectThe academic partner must hold a regular academic/research position in an academic institution. All industries (including MSME & industrial R&D Centres) are eligible.Rolling programme3 yearshttp://www.serb.gov.in/irrd.php
ResearchDST (SERB)Early Career Research Award (SERB)To provide quick research support to the young researchers who are in their early career up to Rs. 50 Lakhs (excluding overheads)Applicant must hold a PhD andregularacademic/research position in a recognized academic institution and must be within the first two years of their regular service30th, Sep, 20163 yearshttp://serbonline.in/SERB/ecr
ResearchDST (SERB)High risk high reward researchto support proposals that are conceptually new and risky, and if successful, expected to have a paradigm shifting influence on science and technologyThe applicant(s) must hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized institutionRolling programme3 years (extendable to 5 years)http://www.serb.gov.in/hrhrr.php
ResearchDST (SERB)Extra Mural Research Funding (Individual Centric)Equipment, personnel, Supplies & consumables, contigencies and travel PhD, regular appointment in a research institute31st, Dec, 20163 yearshttp://serb.gov.in/emr.php
ResearchDBTPre-proposals on Plant Microbe Interactions (DBT)To support early ideas on plant microbe interactions with an impact on agricultural production.Scientists working in Indian research institutes/universitiesTo be announcedhttp://www.dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/Plantmicrobeproposals28042016.pdf
ResearchDST (SERB)Special Initiatives in Organic ChemistryEquipment, personnel, Supplies & consumables, contigencies and travel PhD, regular appointment in a research institutehttp://serb.gov.in/pdfs/OC-ADvt.pdf
Research DST Nano MissionFor research in the field of Nano science and technology, online applicationRolling programme3 yearshttp://www.nanomission.gov.in/
Women in Science (Research)DSTWoman Scientist scheme (WOS-A)WOS-A-R&DWOS-A: Rs 55,000pm salary + Rs 30 lakh research grant.for unemployed women scientistsRolling programme3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/women-scientists.htm
Women in Science (Research)DSTWoman Scientist scheme (WOS-B)WOS-B-application of research and solution for societal issues. Two modes:- Internsip mode:For women scientists/technologists having no previous experience of writing implementing projects, Project mode: The women scientists/technologists who have a PhD Degree or master’s in science with adequate research experience and are either continuing to work as post Doc’s or have just attained their degreesInternship mode: 18000/month for M.Sc and 25,000 for PhD,Project mode: 18,000-35,000/month For unemployed women scientists whose age limit is below 57 yearsTo be Announced3+2 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programmes/scientific-engineering-research/women-scientists-programs
ResearchEARTHWATCH Institute US/InternationalResearch Grantsaverage $850 per volunteer with average project grant range between $17,000 and $51,000 for one full field season. Funds cover food, accommodation, and in-country travel, PI travel to and from the field, basic field equipment, support of staff and associates from the host country Advanced scholars and professionals of any nationality, covering any geographic region. EARTHWATCH supports doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, or researchers with equivalent scholarship or commensurate life experience18 Months prior to reseach initiation (12th June, 2016)Grants renewed annually, long-term research projects are encouraged. Principal investigators to indicate their projected research term.http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/research/scientistopps/reqresprop/
ResearchGatesGrand Challenges ExplorationsPump-priming funding for initial ideas, for topics listed in the current call.$100,000 initially with follow-on for successful projects to the tune of $1,000,000No restrictionsTo be announced (May)1-6 years* (with extension)http://www.grandchallenges.org/Explorations/Pages/Introduction.aspx
ResearchHHMI-GATES-the Wellcome Trust- Calouste Gulbenkian FoundationInternational Research Scholars program- 2016 competition Scheme for supporting highly qualified scientists working in selected countries outside US/UK who are in the critical beginning stages of their independent careers. upto $650,000 ($250,000 in year 1 and $100,000 for the following 4 years) Eligible candidates must have trained in the US/UK at the doctoral, medical or postdoctoral level for at least one year. Applicants must hold a full time position as an independent scientist at a research oriented university, non-profit research institution in any country (India eligible) except the G-7 countries and select excluded countriesTo be announced5 yearshttps://www.hhmi.org/programs/biomedical-research/international-programs
ResearchICMRAD-HOC RESEARCH SCHEMES Research in health and biomedical sciencesResearch staff, Equipment, Contingencies, Travel, Overheads PhD, regular appointment in a research instituteTo be announced2-3 years http://www.icmr.nic.in/ad-hoc.htm
ResearchJames McDonnell Foundation (USA)2016 Scholar Awards in Complex Systems ScienceSupports research directed toward the development of theoretical and mathematical tools that can be applied to the study of complex, adaptive, nonlinear systems.Flexible funding of $450,0005-15 years post PhD with a regular position in a non-profit research institution. No nationality restrictionsTo be announced3-6 yearshttp://www.jsmf.org/apply/scholar-cs/index.htm
ResearchSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)SFARI Explorer Awardsneuroscience research which complements studies on autism spectrum disorders maximum direct costs of $70,000PhD, MD or equivalent with faculty position in research or educational institute. No citizenship or country requirementsRolling Programe1 year http://sfari.org/funding/grants/explorer-awards-rfa
ResearchSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)Circuit Dynamics Request for Applicationsto advance understanding of the circuit basis for behavioral and cognitive alterations relevant to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). SFARI prioritizes animal models with strong construct validity based on human genetic studies of autismTotal commitment by SFARI for this RFA is $1 millionPhD, MD or equivalent with faculty position in research or educational institute. No citizenship or country requirementsTo Be Announced2 yearshttp://sfari.org/funding/grants/circuit-dynamics-rfa
ResearchSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)2017 Pilot and Research Awards - Request for Applications (RFA)to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance.SFARI Pilot Award- $150,000/ year, SFARI Research Award-$350,000/yearPh.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and have a faculty position or the equivalent at a university, medical school or other research facility. no citizenship or country requirements.LOI- 9th, dec, 2016, Full application- 22nd March, 2017SFARI Pilot Award- 2 years, SFARI Research Award- 3 yearshttps://sfari.org/funding/grants/2017-pilot-and-research-awards-request-for-applications?utm_source=SFARI+RFA+Notifications%2FAnnouncements&utm_campaign=0f96697e1e-SFARI__September_Announcement_09_25_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8e52f37818-0f96697e1e-
ResearchSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)Analysis of Simons VIP Biospecimens Request for ApplicationsThis RFA seeks proposals that take advantage of the unique combination of biospecimens and rich phenotypic information collected by the The Simons Variation in Individuals Project (VIP).PhD, MD or equivalent with faculty position in research or educational institute. No citizenship or country requirementsTo Be Announcedhttp://sfari.org/funding/grants/analysis-of-simons-vip-biospecimens-rfa
ResearchUSAID/NSFPartnership for enhanced engagement in Research (PEER)Research on topics of importance to USAID and NSF including but not limited to food security, climate change, global health issues and other developmental issuesDirect costs of $30000-$60000 per year, in exceptional cases awards can be made upto $110,000 per yearPIs in developing countries collaborating with a PI in US having a NSF grant active for the duration of the awardTo be announced (Jan)1-3 yearshttp://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/peer/index.htm
ResearchWellcome Trust (UK)Collaborative Awards in ScienceTo fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the important scientific problems (that can only be solved through collaborative efforts).Up to £4 millionApplicants should hold an academic or research post (or equivalent) at eligible organisations in the UK, Republic of Ireland, or low- or middle-income countries (India eligible). The number of collaborators should be more than two and no more than seven. Each applicant must have proven experience in collaborative research. Preliminary application deadline: 17-Nov-2016upto 5 yearshttps://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/collaborative-awards-science
ResearchWellcome Trust (UK)Investigator Awards in ScienceTo support researchers at all career stages working on important questions of relevance in broad priority areas such as genetics & molecular science, cellular and development science, neurosciences, infection and immunobiology, physiology, population, environment and public health.Research expenses from under £500,000 to around £3 millionPermanent, open-ended or long-term rolling contract, salaried by host organisation in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country (India eligible).21-Nov-16Upto 7 yearshttps://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/investigator-awards-science
ResearchWWF-IndiaSmall Grants Programfor carrying out conservation research or undertaking a conservation projectRs 400,000 individuals based in IndiaGrants are provided once a year. Applications to be submitted by 31-Dec6-12 monthshttp://www.wwfindia.org/about_wwf/small_grants_program/
Infrastructure Grants
EquipmentDBTProject for creation of Infrastructural facility5 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/writereaddata/12125038272_proforma_infrastructure.pdf
EquipmentDBTCreation of Center of excellence and Innovation in Biotechnology (CEIB)The following three types of grants will be provided under this programme: 1) Centres of Excellence (COE) in Biotechnology to establish Centres of Excellence, 2)Outstanding Scientist Research
Programme in Biotechnology to provide long term support to outstanding scientists, 3) Institutional Programme Support to provide funding to augment and strengthen institutional research capacity
Category 1: Team Leader should be acknowledged scientist
in his own research
area.Mandatory to create a minimum of 2
or3 new faculty positions in the relevant areas, Category 2: The PI should be of high scientific caliber as evident from publications, patents and capabilities of technology transfer, Category 3:proven track record with high quality
research of an institution(s)/department(s), either in basic or
fundamental to translational or applied research.
.
To Be Announced5 years, (extendable by maximum 5 years) http://dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/CEIB.pdf
EquipmentDSTFund for improvement of S&T infrastructure (FIST)All Science (including Medical & Agriculture) and Engineering Departments/ Centres having strong postgraduate teaching and research programs which have existed for at least 3 years or more in universities and other higher educational institutions are eligible.Level 0(Govt./ aided Colleges):up to Rs. 150 lakh, Level-I (PG S & T Department from State & Central Universities & academic Institutions):up to Rs 300 lakh, Level-II (well established S & T Department from State/ Central Universities and academic Institutions): upto Rs.1000 lakh Level 0: PG Colleges, Level I&II:University & InstitutesTo be announced5 years http://fist-dst.org/html-flies/advertisement-guidelines.html
EquipmentWellcome Trust (UK)Multi-user equipment grantContribution from the host institution or other source, proportionate to the total amount requested is expected.applicants in the UK who have a track record in obtaining grant funding. Researchers in low- or middle-income countries eligible to apply if they have a track record of Trust funding or can demonstrate a strong track record of independent research accomplishment.To be announcedupto 5 yearshttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Strategic-awards-and-initiatives/WTDV031728.htm
International Collaborations
ResearchBBSRC/DBTJoint DBT-BBSRC Call for Collaborative Proposals to support Crop GenomicsNeeds UK collaborator. Priority areas are enabling technologies or trait oriented research for crops of interest to both India and UK and include wheat, brassicas (vegetable and oilseed) and Solanaceae (principally tomato, potato and aubergine/eggplant). Direct research costs, overheads as per DBT normsAll researchers eligible for DBT fundingTo Be Announcedupto 3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/CropGenomicsCallFINAL.doc
ResearchDBT/DIISTR (Australia)Indo-Australian Fund for S&T Cooperation in Biotechnology- Collaborative Reseearch Projects Themes supported include-Vaccines, Immunomodulators and Immunotherapeutics, Biotechnological Interventions for improved agricultural productivity 1.3-1.7 croresNeed Australian collaboratorTo be Announced3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Indo-Australia7thRoundGuidelinesfinal.doc
ResearchDBT/CDTI, SpainINDO-SPANISH JOINT CALL FOR TECHNOLOGICAL CO-OPERATION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Industry-driven and market-oriented R&D projects in all
areas of biotechnology.
Need Spanish industry collaboratorTo be announced1-3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Callforproposalsi2013.doc
ResearchDBT/Danish council for strategic researchStrategic Joint research collaboration within health science biotechnology Covers diverse areas including Stem cells, Lifestyle diseases, cancer etc.€ 3.5 million for up to two projects. Covers direct project costs. Needs Danish CollaboratorTo be announced3-5 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/DBT-Denmark_Call.pdf
Research TrainingDBT/DFGIndo-German International Research Training Groups for training of doctoral students in both countries, in areas of mutual interest, covering all areas Biotechnology, with specific emphasis on interdisciplinarity within the main topic of the research areapersonnel, project specific costs, equipment, consumables, travel and living costs.researchers permanently employed at academic institutions / universities, recognized by the DBTTo Be Announced4.5 years with possible extension for one more termhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/news_management/PressreleaseDetails.asp?PressId=250&button=Edit
ResearchDBT/ ISTPCanadaOntario (Canada) - India S& T Cooperation,
ISTP Canada DBT Joint Call for Proposal in all area of Biotechnology including Life Sciences and Medical Devices
Projects need to be innovative and have future commercialization prospectsSeparate budget for Ontario (Canada) and Indian participants, need to demonstrate 25% of non-governmental support in addition to some participant contributionEligible leads from Ontario (Canada) and India include: researchers and managers of India/Ontario-based companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, other institutes or associations that operate and are headquartered in India/ Ontario (Canada).Submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) by 19th Nov. full application(if inivted) submission deadline: 19th Dec, 2013http://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Call_For_Proposal_Ontaria.pdf
ResearchDBT/ISTP CanadaCANADA - INDIA SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION, ISTPCanada-DBT Joint Call for Proposals for Collaborative R&D Projects To foster and support development of collaborative R&D projects bringing together Industry and academia from both countries for joint development of inovative products or processes. Priority areas include Biotechnology, health research, Pharmaceuticals,medical devices, nanotechnologyup to a maximum of CDN $400,000 or up to 50 percent of the eligible R&D project valueCanadian lead to be a for-profit company, Indian side lead may be Companies; academic institutions; research hospitals; or other R&D institutes but participation from for-profit company from India mandatoryTo be Announced12-24 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/performa/ISTPCanadaDBTcallforproposalMay2012.doc
ResearchDBT/VINNOVA/ SRC (Sweden)Strategic Indo-Swedish Cooperative Innovation Programme- Joint call in the field of Health Project s should be related to health areas, and should provide economical, societal and environmentally sustainable solutions.Manpower, equipment, consumables, travel expenses etcIndian and Swedish partners from public, private and nonprofit organizations that perform R&D and innovation activities.To be announced18-36 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Strategic2ndCALL2013.doc
ResearchDBT/RMES (Russia)Indo-Russia Joint Call for Proposal (2014-2016)Priority areas include Bio-energy, Nano-biotechnology,
Bio-instrumentation,
Affordable Diagnostics/ Devices for Human Health and Agriculture
Maximum funding not more than INR 2,70,00,000 per projectPhD, regular employment in host institute, age not more than 55 years, one investigator from India and one from RussiaTo be announced3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Indo-Russia_JCP2014-16.pdf
ResearchDBT/ Swiss Embassy in IndiaIndo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB)Technical thrust areas are to improve input efficiency, stress resistance and targeted delivery using biotechnologies or life sciences approaches by (i) genetic enhancement of crops and (ii) novel inputs for improved crop production. Target crops are small millets. Preference to projects organised in networks lead by the individual network partners Personnel, recurring expenses, equipment and cost towards scientific exchanges, meetings/workshops for the entire project Phd with experience in relevant areas, regular employment in a research institute, below 55 years of age. To Be Announced3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/FlagXrevisedAdvertisement28JAN2013.doc
ResearchDBT/TEKES,FinlandIndo-Finland Joint Call for Proposals in Health and Well Being Projects from industry or research organisations. Industry-academia collaboration recommended.Needs Collaborator in Finlandhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/DBtTekesCall.doc
ResearchDBT/MOST, VietnamINDO- VIETNAM JOINT CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE PROPOSALS TO SUPPORT MEDICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (INCLUDING ANIMAL AND AQUACULTURE) RESEARCHIndian and Vietnamese researchers regularly employed in Indian or Vietnamese public funded institutions that perform R&D activitiesTo be Announced 24 to 36 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Advt_vietnam.doc
ResearchDST/ANRDST-ANR collaborative research proposalsPre-proposal stage. Target topics- Neuroscience and Engineering sciencesSending side pays for travel, accomodation, per-diemIndian and French researchers in regular employmentto be announced3 yearshttp://cefipra.org/pdf/DST-ANR-Joint-Call-for-Pre-proposals.pdf
ResearchDST/A*STARIndia -Singapore Joint Science and Technology Research CooperationSupports joint research projects in the area “Advanced Materials & Energy”Consumables, Exchange visits. Sending side funds international travel, medical insurance, accomodation and living expenses. Max funding upto Rs. 45,00,000 on Indian side and SGD 300,000 Indian and Singaporean researchers in regular employmentTo be announced 3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/COP_DST-ASTAR.pdf
ResearchDST/ DIISTR (australia)AUSTRALIA-INDIA STRATEGIC RESEARCH FUND (AISRF)- Collaborative Research ProjectsNeeds australian collab. Restrictive areas of research, includes Marine Sciences, Earth SciencesTravel, accomodation, JRF/RA, consumables, minor equipment, work-shop specific funding for bilateral workshopsIndependent position in research institute/UnivTo Be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/cop_indo-australia.pdf
ResearchDST/DIISTR (Australia)Grand Challenge Component (Round 2)priority areas for this round are "Health" and "Energy"Equivalent of 3 million AUD for the Indian component. Priority areas "food and water security" and "environment"Requires australian collaborator and an end userTo be Announced3-4 years http://www.innovation.gov.au/Science/InternationalCollaboration/aisrf/Documents/AISRFGrandChallengeFundGuidelines.pdf
ResearchDST/DFG (Germany)Indo-German ProgrammePriority areas in ChemistryProject specific direct costs viz. consumables, personnel and exchange visitsRequires German CollaboratorTo be Announcedupto 3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_DST_DFG_2012.pdf
ResearchDST/ Max Planck SocietyMax Planck Partner Groups at Indian Partner InstitutionsResearch to be conducted at Indian partner institution (IPI)20,000 EURO p.a. by MPI, equivalent funding from IGSTC ( Indo-German Science and Technology Center) on behalf of DST via the director of IPIFellowship for junior scientist/Post doc to promote cooperative research between the former research lab at MPI and institutions in India to allow continuation of the research interest.Postdoc (age limit 38 years), with minimum 12 month experience in a Max Planck Institute (MPI)To be announced (Sep)3-5 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_DST-MPG.pdf
ResearchDST/NRF (South Africa)INDIA - SOUTH AFRICA
JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COOPERATION- 2013
Priority areas include Green chemistry and biotechnology and Health Sciencesmanpower, consumables and minor accessories, research expenses, project related visits of Indian and South African researchers to the counterpart country. Scientists with regular employment in India and South AfricaTo be Announced 3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/cop-india-sa.pdf
ResearchDST/JSPS (Japan)Indo-Japan Cooperative Science program (IJCSP)scientific areas supported include Fundamental Sciences: Physical and Chemical Systems,
Materials and System Engineering: Man-made Systems, Natural Systems: Life Sciences and Bioengineering,
Astronomy, Space, Earth System and Sciences, Mathematics and Computational Science
International return airfare, airport transfers, accommodation, per diem. For joint workshops/ seminars to be organized in India, local travel cost of selected Indian participants and organizing expenses may also be considered for support as per DST norms. Some support for consumables and contingencies may be considered as per DST’s norms.Indian and Japanese PIs working in regular capacityTo be announced (Sep)2 years http://dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new15/COP_IJCSP2015.pdf
ResearchDST/JST (Japan)Strategic Japanese-Indian Cooperative Program
Biomedical Research Call
Scienitific area supported- Biomedical Research (medical diagnostics for infectious diseases; System biomedicine and their computational platforms)DST- international exchange in bilateral mode. JST- international exchange, research expennses, overhead and other costs. Additional funds for supporting young Indian researcher beyond 6 months in Japan.Indian and Japanese PIs working in regular capacityTo be announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/Call%20for%20Proposal%202013-14,%20DST-JST.pdf
DST-RFBRIndo-Russian Joint Research Call for ProposalsIndian and Russian scientists / researchers to submit proposals for Joint projects on Fundamentals of Nuclear Sciences, High performance computing and big data etcUS $ 30,000The team leaders must hold a full-time position at a university or research institute in their respective countries.To be announced2 yearshttp://dst.gov.in/sites/default/files/rfbr-interdisciplinary-call-05-feb-2016_0.pdf
DSTIndo-Belarus Joint Research ProgrammeJoint R&D project prop
osals from scientists & technologists from India
and Belarus
Research expenses and support for exchange visitsThe applicant should be a Leader of a team of scientists in each country and should hold a full-time position at a University or Research Institution31-May-162 years
ResearchDST/RMES (Russia)Indo-Russia Joint Call for Proposalsup to Rs. 6,000,000 from DST and up to Rbls 3,000, 000 from RMES to cover support for consumables and other research expenses, bilateral exchange and institutional overheadsPhD, regular employment in host institute, one investigator from India and one from RussiaTo be announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new14/cop_rmes2014.pdf
ResearchHuman Frontier in Science Program (HFSP)Young Investigator's grantsIndia eligible$450,000 per year per teamJunior Independent PI, within 5 years of obtaining an independent positionTo be announced3 yearshttp://www.hfsp.org/funding/research-grants/information-and-guidelines
ResearchHuman Frontier in Science Program (HFSP)Programme grantsIndia eligible$450,000 per year per teamIndependent PITo be announced3 yearshttp://www.hfsp.org/funding/research-grants/information-and-guidelines
ResearchHuman Frontiers in Science Program (HFSP)Career Development AwardFor former HFSP fellowsSalary, research costs, posts, kit, collab travel= 1.5 croresNeed to have held one of 2 Feeder Fellowships (between 2004-2009)To be announced (Nov)3 yearshttp://www.hfsp.org/funding/career-development-awards
ResearchIndia US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)US- India Science and Technology EndowmentProgram Areas include: Affordable biomedical devices, diagnostic / preventive / curative
measures, or food and nutrition products to improve health.
Information and communication technologies with societal impact in areas such as water, agriculture, financial inclusion, and education.
Grants of up to INR 2.50 crores or approximately $400,000 (subject to prevailing exchange
rate).
entities from academia, national laboratories, non-governmental R&D institutions and start-up companies.To be announcedhttp://www.usistef.org/
Fellowship- Group LeaderCEFIPRAIndo-French Collaborative research projectsNeeds French collaboratortravel, DA for visitng scientist, marginal costs of project including equipment, personnel (only postdocs or PhD students) PhD, permanent appointment in a research institute1 April and 1 Oct each year3 yearshttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=819&langid=1
ResearchNational GeographicConservation trust funds projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of the Earth's biological, cultural, and historical resources.U.S. $15,000 to $20,000No restriction on educational qualification. applicants must provide a record of prior research or conservation action as it pertains to the proposed project.at least 8 months prior to anticipated field dates1 year http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/grants-programs/conservation-trust-application/
ResearchSwiss national Science foundation/ DSTIndo Swiss Joint Research Programme
JOINT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Needs Swiss collaborator, fields funded in this round, Nanotechnology and oncologypersonnel, consumables, travel and living expenses for the visiting partner. Total Swiss budget CHF 2 millionRegular position in Indian research instituteTo be announced36 monthshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/COP_ISJRP_final.pdf
ResearchCEFIPRAIndustry Academia Research & Development Programme (CEFIPRA)To promote linkages between Industry and Academia of France and India by involving at least one industrial partner and one research institute each from India & France (2+2 Model).Manpower, consumables & contingency, travel Principal collaborators and joint collaborators having permanent positions as scientists/ faculty members in universities/ deemed universities, academic institutes and national R&DlaboratoriesTo be announced3 yearshttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=877&langid=1
ResearchIndia (DBT,DST),
Belgium (FNRS), Estonia (ETAg),Finland (AKA),Germany (BMBF), Latvia (VIAA)
Indo-European Science and Technology Call on Biobased energy (INNO INDIGO Partnership Programme)To support projects undertaken by a partnership of institutions (“consortium”) designed to produce new knowledge in through fundamental, experimental and/or theoretical scientific research in the area of bio-based energyFor projects supported by DBT up to Rs.3 crores/project, for projects supported by DST upto Rs. 1.14 crores /projectPublic and/or private entities are eligible according to their respective national/regional regulations. At least 3 partners of which two partners must be from two different European countries participating in the call, and one from India. Joint R&D projects designed to lead to innovative products, services or processes of significant economic and/or societal value are eligible for funding.To be announced2-5 years (DBT), 3 years (DST)https://indigoprojects.eu/page/74/attach/S_T_Call_Text_IPP3_final.pdf
ResearchCEFIPRA-BIRACRed Biotechnology up to pre-commercialization stage To support bilateral, innovative and market-driven projects in the field of molecular diagnostic for prediction of Alzheimer’s and other dementia; Biomaterials and cell engineering for health applications etcup to 40 lakhs for Indian Side and € 50000 for French project costsThe proposals must involve at least two French partners (one academia and one industry) and two Indian partners (one academia and one industry)To be announced2 yearswww.cefipra.org/pdf/Advt_Publication%20BIRAC-SST.pdf
ResearchIndia (DBT, DST), France ((Bpifrance), Germany (GMBH), Norway (RCN), Spain (CDTI) Indo-European Innovation Joint Call for proposals in the field of Bioeconomy (INNO INDIGO Partnership Programme)To create long-term collaboration between innovation stakeholders based in India and Europe and to pave the way for potential joint market exploitation in the field of bioeconomyFor projects supported by DBT upto Rs. 3 crores/project; for projects supported by DST upto Rs. 1.14 crores/projectPublic and/or private entities are eligible according to their respective national/regional regulations. At least three partners of which two partners must be from two different European countries participating in the call, and one from India31st Aug, 20162-5 years (DBT), 3 years (DST)https://indigoprojects.eu/funding/indigo-calls/innovation_call_2016
International Exchange
Travel/collaborativeIFCPAR/
CEFIPRA
Raman-Charpak Fellowship ProgramTo support highly qualified PhD students registered in an Indian or French Research Institute / University to carry out a part of their research project in France / India, to establish professional relationships, to promote new S&T cooperation, and to experience another cultural contextEuros (for Indian students)/Rs. 40,000 (for French students) per month, accommodation, return airfare, medical insurance, visa feesStudents registered for PhD in an Indian/French institutionTo be announced2-6 monthshttp://cefipra.org/ramancharpak/Updated_guildlines_For_Raman_Charpak_Fellowship.pdf
Travel/collaborativeUSIEFFullbright-Nehru doctoral research fellowshipfor scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institutionmonthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel, applicable allowances and modest affiliation fees, if any. No dependent allowances are providedIndian citizen registered for PhD at Indian institution at least for 1 yearTo be announced6-9 monthshttp://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Nehru-Doctoral-Research-Fellowships.aspx
Travel/collaborativeIBROInternational Research fellowshipTo provide increased research opportunities for neuroscientists and support the global advancement of neuroscience research35,000 euroscompleted PhD within the past seven years Mid-June1 year http://ibro.info/professional-development/funding-programmes/research-fellowships/
Travel/collaborativeBMWFW-DST Joint call for proposals for exchange To support Indo-Austrian scientific collaboration through promotion and support of researchers’ mobility in the framework of bilateral scientific cooperation projectsTravel, accommodation and material costResearchers working at universities, research institutions and companies.To be announced2 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/sites/default/files/DST-India%20and%20WTZ-Austria%20Joint%20Call%20for%20Exchange%20visits%20during%202017-2018%20_0.pdf
Travel/collaborativeIUSSTFIndo-US R & D Joint Networked CenterTo enable Indian and American scientists from academia and laboratories (both public and nongovernmental) to carry out joint researchUnit exchange international and domestic travel support by economy class and shortest route. Local hospitality and per diem for visiting scientists (including PhD & post doc scholars) with short stays up to 2 weeks and long stays up to 6 weeksMinimum of two Indian and two American separate institutional partners (2+2 partnership mode)31st Aug 20162 Yearshttp://www.iusstf.org/story/53-19-Indo-US-R--amp-D-Joint-Networked-Center.html
Travel/collaborativeMatsumae International Foundation, JapanMIF Research Fellowship To allow researchers to undertake short term research projects in an institute of choice in JapanStipend, Travel, insurance, relocation and living expensesPhD, permanent appointment in a research institute, age less than 49 years31st Aug,20163-6 monthswww.mif-japan.org/fellowship/announcement/?hl=en
Travel/collaborativeCambridge-IndiaHamied Visiting+G170+C102:K11+C101:I110To support faculty exchange in order to strengthen existing collaborations between India and CambridgeTravel, transfers and accommodationResearchers at Indian universities with an existing academic relationship with colleagues at the University of Cambridge1-2 weekshttp://www.cambridge-india.org/funding-opportunities/hamied-visiting-fellowship
Travel/collaborativeBBSRC (UK)India Partnering AwardPromotes scientifc exchange especially of early career scientists between India and UK £ 30000 for Travel, subsistence and other activities such as workshops and exchanges UK partner needs to be BBSRC funded To be announced (Nov)4 yearshttp://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/internationalfunding/india.aspx
Travel/collaborativeDAAD, GermanyResearch StaysTo carry out a research project at a state (public) or state recognized higher education institution or non-university research institute in GermanyThe monthly award of upto 2,000 euros, international return airfareUniversity academics and scientists from India on active duty15-Oct-161-3 monthshttp://www.daaddelhi.org/imperia/md/content/newdelhi/fa.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDAAD, GermanyRe- invitation programme for former scholarship holders To carry out a research project at a state (public) or state recognized higher education institution or non-university research institute in GermanyThe monthly award of upto 2,000 euros, international return airfareFormer DAAD one-year scholarship holders and former scholarship holders who had studied in East Germany (GDR) for at least one yearTo be Announced 1-3 monthshttp://newdelhi.daad.de/mainFrame/home/reinvitation.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDBT/BMBFIndo-German Joint Call for Proposals in the area of Biotechnology – Support for Joint research projects, Bilateral workshops/seminar, Exchange visits of scientist. Areas of cooperation include Biodiversity, Treatment of Sewage Water, Neuroimaging, Diagnostics
Travel, overseas insurance, living expenses. Reasonable support for equipment, manpower, consumables, etc. is available by DBT for Indian PI´s from public institutionsScientists/faculty members working in regular capacity in Universities, national R&D Laboratories/ Institutes and private R&D institutes can apply under this programme. Partners from all kind of private sectors are eligible, but financing is limited.To be Announced2 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/news_management/PressreleaseDetails.asp?PressId=316&button=Edit
Travel/collaborativeDBT/ MCTI (Brazil)Indo-Brazil-Joint call for proposals in the field of BiotechnologyPriority areas, Biomedicine and health, biotech products such as vaccines, kits etc, and Agriculture especially Sugarcane & Citrus and including bioenergy To broaden and deepen cooperation in science & technology in the field of biotechnology and encourage industrial R&D and related investment in the field of agriculture biotechnology, bio-fuels, infectious diseases and biopharmaceuticalsStaff exchange visits, PhD/postdocs may spend upto 12 months in Brazil with stipendNeeds Brazilian collaborator, regular position in research instituteTo be announced3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/IndoBrazil_JCP2013-16.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDBT/MHESR, TunisiaIndo-Tunisian -Joint call for proposals in the field of BiotechnologyMedical, Animal and Agricultural biotechnology, Bioactive molecules of plant/animal origin, Environment and ForestsLimited project staff, Staff exchange visits, workshop costsOne investigator from India and Tunisia with good publication record and a regular position in an academic instituteTo be Announced 3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/IndoTunisiaJCP201316.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDBT/State of Queensland, AustraliaINDO-QUEENSLAND
EARLY CAREER
FELLOWSHIPS
2012
Priority areas are Agriculture or medical biotechnology, although other potential areas for collaboration with Queensland may also be consideredUSD 24000 per month, Rs 120000 preparatory allowance and return airfare by national carrier0-5 years post PhD with a regular position in India or Queensland, AustraliaTo Be Announced3-9 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/EarlyCareerfellowships2012(Indian)Guidelines.doc
Travel/collaborativeDST/ASSR (Slovenia)India-Slovenia Joint call for proposalsPriority areas funded include but are not limited to Health and biotechnology, including food research, New materials, including polymers;Biosensors, instrumentation and control of processes; Chemistry and biology of proteinsInternational return airfare, acoomodation and per-diemProgramme is open to scientists, engineers, institutions engaged in advanced research in areas referred in the call in India and SloveniaTo Be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new14/India-Slovenia%20Joint%20Call%20-%202014.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/Unit for Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Executive Programme of Scientific and Technological CooperationPriority areas include biotechnology and medicine, nanotechnology and environmentcollaborative travel for 10 days-1 month month/yr and sustenancePhD with regular position in research inst/univ.To be announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new11/cop-indio-italian_2012-14.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/CNPq of MCTI (Brazil) Indo-Brazil Joint call for proposalsPriority areas include Computer science, Earth system, Health and Biomedical Sciences, Mathematics Costs involved in scientific exchange of personnelScientists/faculty members working in regular capacity in Government recognized Universities/ Deemed Universities, Academic Institutes and National Research & Development Laboratories/ InstitutesTo be announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/cop_India-Brazil-2013.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/CNPq (Brazil)/NRF (South Africa)INDIA/BRAZIL/SOUTH AFRICA
(IBSA)
Cooperation in Science and Technology
Priority areas include HIV and AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Biotechnology (in defined areas), Indigenous Knowledge systems, Information and communication technologyExploratory visits, research expenses and organisation of joint seminars/workshopsScientists in regular employment. Involvement of only single PI from India, Brazil and South Africa To be announced 3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/COP_IBSA.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ DAAD (Germany)DST-DAAD Project based personnel exchange programmecollaborative travel for upto 4 visits on either sideNeeds German collaboratorTo be announced 2 yearshttp://www.daaddelhi.org/imperia/md/content/newdelhi/ind_dst-daad_ppp_2016-17_announce.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ FWF (austria)DST-FWF Joint Research Projectsopen to all scientific disciplines of natural sciences, agricultural and veterinary sciences, engineering, earth sciences, mathematics, theoretical computer science, informatics, medicine, life and health sciences and material sciencesmanpower (max up to 2 JRF/SRF/RA etc); chemicals/ consumables (max up to Rs. 5.0 Lakh per year) minor equipment/ accessories (max of Rs. 5.0 lac) and mobility / travel costsNeeds Austrian collaboratorTo be Announced3 years (upto 2 visits of 30-60 days/each side/ year)http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/COP_%28DST_FWF%29_2012.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal Indo-Portugese Programme of cooperation in Science and Technology Collaborative travel. Priority areas include biotechnology, nanotechnology, health and agriculture sciences etc Travel and living expensesNeeds Portugese collaboratorTo be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/cop-indo_portguese.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Japanese Society for the Promotion of ScienceIndia-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP)collaborative travelTravel and living expensesNeeds Japanese collaborator8th Sep, 20162 yearshttp://dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new15/COP_IJCSP2015.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ MINCYT, ArgentinaIndo-Argentine Bilateral scientific cooperationNeeds Argentine collaborator, field funded include but not restricted to biotechnology (including drug discovery), Medical Sciences and Health, agriculture and food technology Travel and living allowances for short exchange staysPhD, regular appointment in a research instituteTo be announced short term 15days-3 monthshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new14/COP_Indo-Argentina-2014.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ MNISW (Poland)Indo-Poland Joint Research ProgrammeAny scientific areaLimited research expenses, travel, accomodation, per diemscientists/researchers in India and PolandTo be announced 2 years + extension of 1 year based on merithttp://www.dst.gov.in/sites/default/files/Indo-Poland-Joint%20-Research-Programme.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ NSC (Taiwan)INDIA-TAIWAN PROGRAMME OF COOPERATION IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGYPriority areas include Tropical food borne infectious diseases,
Drug discovery and pharmaceutical, Structural biology, functional genomics, Marine sciences, Biomedical devices, High performance computing
Exchange visits, limited research costs including manpower, minor equipment, consumablesScientists and engineers in regular employment in India and TaiwanTo be Announced 3 yearshttp://gita.org.in/Upload/CallProposal/India%20Taiwan%20Call%20for%20Proposal%202013.doc
Travel/collaborativeDST/ National Innovation Office (NIO), HungaryIndo-Hungarian Strategic Research Fund (IHSRF)Collaborative travel for joint research projectsTravel and living expenses, consumables, labour costsNeeds Hungarian CollaboratorTo be Announced 2 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/Ino-Hun%20ST%20CfP_NIO_13%2009%2009%20_draft%20%20%282%29.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Czech republicIndo-Czech Programme of cooperation in Science and TechnologyCollaborative travel for joint research projects for priority areas such as natural sciences including biotechnology, health and medical sciences, climate change, environment etcSending side pays for travel, visa fees, accomodation, medical insurance, living expensesNeeds Czech collbaoratorTo be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/cop_indo-czech.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/MHESR (Tunisia)Indo-Tunisian call for joint proposalsCollaborative travel for joint research projects for priority areas such as biotechnology, material sciences, medical sciences etc as listed in the current callsending party covers the costs of international travel and the receiving party meets the boarding and lodging expensesNeeds Tunisian collaboratorTo Be Announced2 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/Tunisia_COP_2012.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Research Council of NorwayIndian Norwegian joint research projectsCollaborative travel for joint research projects in environmental related topics 0.5 -1.3 mill USD from Norwegian side with matching funding from DST primarily for exchange visits, also incremental costs for 2 research personnel, consumables etc Regular employment at a research institute. Needs Norwegian CollaboratorTo Be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/cop_dst-rcn.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Spanish Ministry of Science and innovation (MICINN) Indo-Spain Joint Programme of cooperation in Science and Technology Collaborative travel for nanotechnology, health and medical research Travel and living expenses, consumables, small equipmentRegular employment at a research institute. Needs Spanish CollaboratorTo be Announced 3 yearshttp://www.dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/CFP2015_18052015.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Swiss Program OfficeIndo-Swiss Joint Research Programme Personnel Exchange ProgrammeCollaborative traveltravel and living expensesNeeds Swiss collaborator, should include at least 1 PhD or postdoctoral scientist on each sideTo be Announced2 years (4 visits of 30-90 days)http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new11/COP_ISJRP_PEP_2012.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST-State Agency on Science, Innovations and
Information of Ukraine
Indo-Ukraine Bilateral scientific cooperationNeeds Ukaranian collaborator. Research Areas funded- biotechnology, physics, nanosci and nanotechnologymobility costs, sending side-international airfare, host-local travel, accomodation and living expensesPhD, permanent appointment in a research instituteTo be Announced3 yearshttp://www.stic-dst.org/CallUkraineIndia.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST- National Science Council of Taiwan India- Taiwan Programme of Co-operation in S&T, Joint Research Project proposalsPriority areas include structural biology, functional genomics, biomedical devices etc mobility costs, sending side-international airfare, host-local travel, accomodation and living expenses. Incremental research expenses for manpower, consumables etc upto max 5 lakh Scientists and Engineers in India and TaiwanTo be Announced3 years ( upto 2 visits of 30-60 days/each side/ year)http://gita.org.in/funding_country_4.html
Travel/collaborativeDST/UKIERIDST-UKIERI Thematic PartnershipsNeeds UK collaborator, for themes of Sustainable energy supply, Food production and security, Water supply and security, Health and Disease, Innovation including social impact and intellectual property, Research and Science Policy£60,000-75,000 covers travel, visa fees, local accomodation,limited research consumablesPhD, regular appointment in research institute in india or UK 5th October, 20162 years (4 visits of 15-89 days/each side/year)http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/DSTUKIERIGuidelines2013.pdf
Travel/collaborativeDST/ Ministry of Science and Technology, VietnamINDO-VIETNAMESE PROGRAMME OF COOPERATION
IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Needs Vietnamese collaborator, themes supported include- Biotechnology applied in health care, pharmaceuticals and agriculture,
Nanotechnology, Oceanography and Marine Sciences, Earth system sciences like climate change, climate research and disaster management.
upto Rs. 30 lakhs for exchange visits (airfare, visa fees, medical insurance, local travel and sustenance costs), limited manpower; minor equipments (max of Rs. 5.0 lac); chemicals/ consumables/ accessories etc PhD, permanent appointment in a research institute, junior researhcers can be included in the grantTo be Announced 2 years (2 visits per year of 10-30 day duration)http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/cop_indo-vietnam.pdf
Research trainingInternational Brain research Organization (IBRO)IBRO-APRC Exchange Fellowshipscientific exchange in the Asia-Pacific region , for training in the field of neuroscienceUS $ 8500senior PhD, postdoc or junior faculty (less than 45 yrs of age)June 4-6 monthshttp://ibro.info/professional-development/funding-programmes/regional-grants/asiapacific-grants/
Fellowship-Group LeaderMatsumae International Foundation (Japan)MIF Research FellowshipNeeds to work in Japanese instituteStipend, Travel, insurance, relocation and living expensesPhD, permanent appointment in a research institute31-Aug-163-6 monthshttp://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~mif/
Travel/collaborativeNational Council for Science & Technology
(CONACYT) of United Mexican States/ DST
Indo-Mexican
Scientific-Technological Cooperation Programme
exchange visits between scientists in India and Mexicotravel, insurance, accomodation living expensesNeeds collaborator in MexicoTo be Announced 2-3 yearshttp://www.stic-dst.org/IndoMexicanJointCall%202011.pdf
ResearchRoyal Society, UKInternational Exchange schemeNeeds UK collaborator£3000-£12,000 with max. £1000-£2000 research expenses depending on duration of travelPostdoc or holding independent position in research institute/universityTo be announced variable from 3months, 1 year or 2 yearshttp://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/international-exchanges/
Travel/collaborativeUGC/UKIERIUGC-UKIERI Thematic PartnershipsNeeds UK collaborator,all subjects including Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology projects supported£60,000 covers travel, visa fees, local accomodation,limited research consumablesPhD, regular appointment in research institute in india or UK To be confirmed2 years (4 visits of 15-89 days/each side/year)http://www.ukieri.org/images/xls/UGCUKIERIGUIDELINES2013.doc
Fellowship- Group LeaderUtrecht University, NetherlandsUtrecht University Visiting Teaching fellowshipFor exchange visits between NCBS and Utrecht UniversityMaximum support of € 5000Professors in one of Utrecht University research focus areasTo be confirmed2 weeks- 1 semesterhttp://www.uu.nl/SiteCollectionDocuments/Visiting_Fellowship_2013-2014_Application_form.docx
Organising Meetings/Symposia/Workshops
Collaborative workshopsDBT/DIISTR (Australia)Indo-Australian Fund for S&T Cooperation in Biotechnology- Collaborative Workshops Themes supported in this round include-Biomedical Devices and Implants, Stem Cells, Transgenic Crops and Marker-assisted Breeding, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Bioremediation, Bioenergy and Biofuels, Vaccines/Medical Diagnostics
Rs. 15,00,000-20,00,000Need Australian collaboratorTo be Announced3 yearshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Indo-Australia7thRoundGuidelinesfinal.doc
MeetingsDBTFinancial Assistance for organising Conference/Seminar/Symposium/Workshopshttp://dbtctep.gov.in/
Meetings/WorkshopsDBTNeuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience Education (INCNE)To organise Indian workshops and short courses in the area of Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience. Travel, accomodation, meals and Halls and equipment rentalsRolling programme, applications reviewed twice a yearhttp://innni.ncbs.res.in/node/add/workshop-support
MeetingsDSTFinancial Assistance for organising Conference/Seminar/Symposium/WorkshopsPartial assistance for organising meetings at national or international levelhttp://serb.gov.in/apbs.php
Collaborative workshopsDST/ DIISR (australia)AUSTRALIA-INDIA STRATEGIC RESEARCH FUND (AISRF)-Collaborative WorkshopsNeeds australian collab. Themes supported include- Agricultural Research, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Environment Sciences (including climate change research), Material science (including nanotechnology), Renewable Energy, Marine Sciences, Earth Sciences Travel, accomodation, JRF/RA, consumables, minor equipment, work-shop specific funding for bilateral workshopsIndependent position in research institute/UnivTo be Announced3 yearshttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new13/cop_indo-australia.pdf
Seminars/workshopsCEFIPRACEFIPRA Seminars/Workshops/Training SchoolsTo fund seminars/workshops in topics of current relevance and interest to both India and France in the areas of Science &Technology.Funds for domestic and international travel and logistics, arrangements relevant to the event. Upto ~Rs. 20 lakhs.Seminar proposal must be jointly submitted by a French and an Indian coordinator, Should be held be either in India or in France, Can have maximum 25-30 participants from the host country and 10-15 participants from the other country.Rolling Schemehttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=881&langid=1
MeetingsCSIRFinancial Assistance for organising Conference/Seminar/Symposium/WorkshopsFor organising meetings at national level3 months before the eventhttp://csirhrdg.res.in/sy.htm
MeetingsCompany of BiologistsScientific Meetings grantsMeetings need to be in areas covered by the 4 journals of the Company of Biologistsmaximum upto £ 6000 for support of young scientists, funding for plenary or keynote speakers attending meetingsOrganiser must have a PhD and must be in the organising group for the meeting. No nationality or geographic restrictions but preference given to events where organisers have sought maximal feasible diversity in speakers in terms of geography, gender and age.14 sep, 2016http://www.biologists.com/grants/
MeetingsCompany of BiologistsSmall Meetings grantsFor organising small local meetings in the areas covered by the 4 journals of the Company of BiologistsMax funding of upto £ 400 Organiser must have a PhD and must be in the organising group for the meeting. To be Announcedhttp://www.biologists.com/grants/
Meetings/symposia/workshopsIndo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advance Research (CEFIPRA)Grant for organizing Seminars and Workshopsseminars/workshops in topics of current relevance and interest to both India and FranceNeeds French collaborator1-Apr and 1-Oct every yearhttp://www.cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=831&langid=1
MultipleDBT/ ISTPCanadaCanada - India S& T Cooperation, Proposal for Partnership Development activities (PDAs)For organising bilateral meetings and other joint initiativesCDN$25000Needs Canadian CollaboratorRolling Programme. Results announced within 12-18 weekshttp://www.istpcanada.ca/ProductsServices/IndiaProgram/IndiaPDA/index.html
MeetingsDST/Royal Society, UKIndia-UK Scientific SeminarsFor organising small bilateral meetings in India or UK (3 days, for upto 20 participants)£ 12000, sending side funds international travel and hosting side funds local travel, accomodation, and other direct event costsPhD with regular appointment at a research institute in India or UKTo be announced http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new14/COP_Scientific-Seminar.pdf
Meetings/WorkshopsEMBOEMBO Courses and Workshops programFunds conferences, workshops, practical courses and symposia that promote collaborations and exchange in the latest life science advances.Funding priority is given to events held in an EMBC Member State or cooperating country€30,000 funding per event, access to website & poster design services and registration system provided by EMBOScientists in regular employment1 March and 1 Augusthttp://newsletters.embo.org/news/events_call_to_organizers/june2013/index.html?goback=.gde_4172799_member_251868238
Meetings/symposia/workshopsIndo-US Science and Technology Forum Indo-US Bilateral Workshops/ Symposia/ ConferencesTravel, accomodation, events costs (typically not more than 50 partcipants), other associated costsQualified scientist from all science disciplines working at Indian and American institutions31st august, 2016http://www.iusstf.org/story/53-17-Bilateral-Workshop--Symposium--Conference.html
Meetings/symposia/workshopsLady Tata Memorial TrustMeetings/Symposia/Workshops in the area of medical research2 months prior to the eventhttp://www.ladytatatrust.org/StaticPageIndia/Awards/12
MeetingsTWASInternational Scientific meetingsTo support the organizers of meetings in the following fields of natural sciences: agricultural, biological, chemical, engineering, geological and medical sciencesup to USD 5,000Organiser must be developing countryTo be announced (July)http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-grants-scientific-meetings-held-developing-countries
SeminarDST/Royal Society, UKIndia-UK Scientifc Seminar Schemeto fund the organisation of a small 3 day scientific meeting to bring together groups of early to mid-career scientists from India and the UK for the purpose of scientific discussion, to promote collaboration and knowledge transfer by encouraging interaction within the wider research community. International Airfare for upto 5 scienitsts, local travel and accomodation costs for all external attendees and organisational supportOrganiser must have a PhD, and be in regular employment in India or UKTo be announcedhttp://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new14/COP_Scientific-Seminar.pdf
Travel
TravelDBTTravel Support for attending International Conference/ Seminar/ SymposiumConferences/meetings in any overseas institutiontravelPhD, Age less than 50 yearsAt least 8 weeks prior to travel datehttp://dbtctep.gov.in/
TravelDBTCREST AwardAny overseas institutionStipend, travel and subsistenceApplicant must have a permanent job. Funding for stem cell and regenerative biologyTo be Announced, 1-12 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/uniquepage.asp?id_pk=646
TravelDSTInternational Travel support SchemeConferences/meetings in any overseas institutiontravel (airfare, airport tax, visa) and registration feesopen to all researchers. Senior researchers (> 35 years) cannot apply to Int Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) sponsored eventsRolling programme. App. to reach two months prior to the eventhttp://serb.gov.in/its.php
TravelInternational Brain research Organization (IBRO)International Travel GrantsFor participation in international Neuroscience meetingsupto 1500 EurosApplicant to be based in a less well-funded countries (US/Canada Region excluded) 1-Mar for meetings in Jul-Dec and 1-Sep for meeting in Jan-Jun following yearhttp://ibro.info/professional-development/funding-programmes/travel-grants/
TravelINSA-CSIR-DAE/BRNS-DOS/ISROCICS Travel Fellowship Programme  Conferences/meetings in any overseas institutionPartial assistance for travel/registration/per diemPhD, Indian nationalitycommittee meets six times/year with specific deadline for each meetinghttp://www.cics.tn.nic.in/Travel_Fellowship_Application_Form.pdf
TravelRatan Tata Trust and Navajbai Ratan Tata TrustEducation grant- Travel grantsFor attending meetings/seminars/ workshopsPhD with regular position in research institute, Indian nationalityat least 3-4 months prior to departurehttp://www.srtt.org/individual_grants/education_grants.htm#travel
Others
Women in Science (Career Re-orientation)DBTBioCAre. Career Re-orientation Fellowship (CRF)For training in skills reqd for career change. LoI reqd.Rs.5000 incentive for employed women. overall training course fee and /or consumables/contingency grant of upto Rs. 1.00 lakhsPhD (age limit 55 years). Women currently unemployed, temporarily employed or looking for change in career path To be announced12 monthshttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/Bio%20CARe%20advertisement.doc
OtherDSTUtilisation Of The Scientific Expertise Of Retired Scientists (USERS)For preparation of books / monographs / state-of the art reports.honorarium to be fixed per rulesAge upto 67 years2 years http://serb.gov.in/users.php
Research trainingNIHNCD-LIFESPAN Chronic diseasesup to $250,000 per yearNeeds US collaboratorTo be Announced5 yearshttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-257.html
Public EngagementWellcome TrustInternational Engagement Awards£30,000 19-Aug-16up to 3 yearshttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Public-engagement/Funding-schemes/International-Engagement-Awards/index.htm
OtherDBTSeminar Series in NeuroinformaticsTo encourage international researchers in the field of Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience Education visiting any of the node institutions, to encourage them to travel to at least one other city and institutionlocal (within India) travel and local hospitalityhttp://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/INCNEAdvFinal.doc
Entrepreunership/Technology Development grants
Technology Deve+A164:I164lopmentWellcome Trust (UK)Affordable Healthcare in IndiaProjects covering any aspect of technology development for healthcare will be considered, including diagnostics, medical devices and regenerative medicine. A significant proportion of the programme should be conducted in India. All directly incurred costs towards equipment, salaries, consumables, travel etcThe PI should be based in India with regular employment in Not-for-profit institutions, governmental or non-governmental organisations and international organisations operating within India. To be announced http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Technology-transfer/Awards/Affordable-Healthcare-in-India/index.htm
Wellcome Trust (UK)Collaborative Awards in ScienceTo fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the important scientific problems (that can only be solved through collaborative efforts).Up to £4 millionApplicants should hold an academic or research post (or equivalent) at eligible organisations in the UK, Republic of Ireland, or low- or middle-income countries (India eligible). The number of collaborators should be more than two and no more than seven. Each applicant must have proven experience in collaborative research. Preliminary application deadline: 17-Nov-2016upto 5 yearshttps://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/collaborative-awards-science
EquipmentWellcome Trust (UK)Biomedical resource and technology development grantsContribution from the host institution towards the purchase and/or management of major items of equipment, where these are central to the proposal is expectedsalaries for staff; materials and consumables required for establishing and maintaining the resource/technology; the purchase and maintenance of animals; the purchase and essential running and maintenance costs of equipment; collaborative travel and attendance at scientific meetings to publicise the resource/technologyapplicants in the UK who have a track record in obtaining grant funding. Researchers in low- or middle-income countries eligible to apply if they have a track record of Trust funding or can demonstrate a strong track record of independent research accomplishment.To be announcedupto 5 yearshttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Strategic-awards-and-initiatives/WTDV031727.htm
Technology DevelopmentBIRAC/CEFIPRA/ French Embassy in IndiaIndo-French Challenge-oriented Call for proposals The topics supported include Molecular diagnostics for prediction of cardiac stroke, Rapid diagnostics for Alzheimers and /or dementia in elderly or molecular diagnostics for detection of neurological disorders in neonates especially related to cerebral palsy and Generation of new assistive technologies for mobility of physically challenged including elderlyIndicative cost limit upto Rs.40.00 lakhs (INR) for Indian Component of the Project cost and €50000 (approx. 42 lakhs conversion as per prevailing rate) for the French component of the Project cost. Project shall have at least one Company and one Public Research Organization from India and France each as Joint Applicants (2+2 model) To be announced (June)18-24 monthshttp://cefipra.org/section.aspx?catid=887&langid=1

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