Online applications open for BIRAC industry innovation and academia research proposals
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), which has been established by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India invites proposals for development, validation and pre-commercialization of products and technologies under two schemes, i4 and PACE.
i4 – Intensifying the Impact of Industrial Innovation
This scheme supports industry through Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI) and Biotechnology Industry Partnership Program (BIPP)
PACE – Promoting Academic Research Conversion to Enterprise
This scheme supports academia through Academic Innovation Research (AIR) and Contract Research Scheme (CRS).
The proposals should be only in these priority areas:
- Import substitutes
- Plant and Soil Health Management
The last date for submission of proposals is 31st March 2021, up to 5.30 p.m.
Online applications should be submitted at www.birac.nic.in
You can check the procedure to register and submit a proposal, with the list of required documents at: https://birac.nic.in/howtoSubmitProposal.php
For queries you can contact-
GM and Head – Investment, BIRAC via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
[Reference: print advt. in Hindustan Times, 15th February 2021]