The Bangalore Life Science Cluster deeply appreciates the support received from all our sponsors, donors and partners. This support has allowed us to develop and sustain high quality research programs and technology development initiatives at our campus and has facilitated our ability to broaden our research approaches that are at par with the best science laboratories worldwide.


Intramural support: Government of India

  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India (inStem)
  • Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India (NCBS)

Philanthropic support

  • Kris Gopalakrishnan (Pratiksha Trust)
  • TT Jagannathan, (TTK Prestige),
  • Romesh Wadhwani (Wadhwani Foundation, 2012-2017)

Endowment Support

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Research at the Bangalore Life Science Cluster is also supported through extramural grants raised by our investigators. Extramural funding is critical for our research, and our researchers are encouraged and expected to actively seek such funding. The competitive grant review process is an important part of planning our research and obtaining feedback about our scientific plans. Our research is supported from sources including, amongst others:


Extramural support: Government of India

  • Wellcome Trust -DBT India Alliance
  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India
  • Department of Science and Technology (DST), India
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India
  • Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
  • Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR)

Extramural support: Private Foundations and Trusts

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Fragile X Association (FRAXA)
  • TATA Trusts

Extramural support: Corporate sources

  • L'Oreal
  • Unilever

Extramural support: Others

  • National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)