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Sponsored Research - Forthcoming deadlines

The following section provides brief details of funding schemes with deadlines for submission in the period December 2018- March 2018.

If you are currently based at NCBS and intend to submit a proposal to any of these schemes, or are planning to move to NCBS with a Fellowship, please contact the RDO at least 2 weeks ahead of the agency deadline to carry out the due diligence for the application.The applications where prescreening is mandatory should be sent to the Academic office at least 4 weeks ahead of the deadline and  the RDO will need at least 2 weeks lead time for processing the applications.

 

Grants for independent researchers
 
Agency Scheme Comments Deadline
DBT

Accelerated Translational Grant for Commercialization (ATGC)

To accelerate translational research leads beyond early stage validation and encourage academia to develop technology/product & processes in priority areas including drug discovery, regenerative medicine, clinical trials, bioinformatics and computational biology, agriculture and animal biotechnology, devices and siagnostics, clinical trials, clean energy and environmental solutions.

 

31-Dec- 2018

DST/CEFIPRA, France

Collaborative Scientific Research Programme

To support collaborative research proposals between scientists in India and France on projects related to thematic areas including 2D Materials and their Heterostructures, High-throughput Computational Materials Design, Genomics approaches to problems addressing Health and Nutrition,          Host-microbe-Interactions in Health and Agriculture, biological questions using or developing Mathematical, Computational or Physical approaches Marine Biology and Ecology, Modeling of Earth Materials at Extreme Conditions, Multifunctional Materials, Exotic States of Materials and Quantum Criticality, Biological    Chemistry, Biopolymers, Catalysis.

 

15-Jan-2019
Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award - 2019 To provide financial support to young scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences, a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human  diseases. 15-Jan-2019

Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Intermediate Fellowships for Clinicians and Public Health Researchers in India

To support clinician scientists and public health researchers who have been successful in building a track record of pursuing a cutting  edge clinical/public health research and wish to establish an independent research program in an academic institution in India.

 

Next competition to be launched on 16th Jan, 2019

 

Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Senior Fellowships for Clinicians and Public Health Researchers in India

To support senior clinician scientists and public health  researchers who have demonstrated their potential to lead an independent research program and want to expand it further.

 

Next competition to be launched on 16th Jan, 2019
Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Senior Fellowships in Biomedical Research

To support biomedical research that is relevant to human and animal welfare.

 

Next competition to be launched on 22nd Jan, 2019

Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Intermediate Fellowships in Biomedical Research

To support biomedical research that is relevant to human and animal welfare.

 

Next competition to be launched on 22nd Jan, 2019

DBT/EU,                  Europe)

 

DBT-European Commission H2020 call

To support collaborative research proposals between scientists in India and Europe on projects related to broad thematic areas including Health, biotechnology, food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy.

 

The deadlines vary for the different themes.                      22nd Jan, 2019 (Biotechnology), 23rd Jan, 2019 (food security,             sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland          water research and the bioeconomy); 5th March, 2019 (Biotechnology); 24th April, 2019 (Health)

 

DBT/DIIS, Australia

Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund

To support collaborative research proposals between scientists in India and Australia on projects related to thematic areas including plant genomics and Neurodegenerative diseases, including palliative care.

23-Jan-2019
Company of Biologists Scientific Meetings grant To fund the organisation of meetings/ workshops

4th Jan, 2019 & 25th March, 2019

DBT

Ramalingaswami             Re-entry Fellowships

To support Indian researchers working overseas to pursue their research in Indian institutions in all areas of Life Sciences.

 

31-January-2019

DST/CEFIPRA, France

Industry Academia Research & Development Program

To promote linkages between Industry and Academia of France and India by leveraging the research skills of Academia to enhance the competitiveness of the Industrial partner involved.

 

1-Feb-2019

DST/RCN, Norway

Indo-Norway Joint Research Projects in S&T

To support collaborative research proposals between scientists in India and Norway on projects with thematic areas: nanotechnology, microtechnology and advanced materials

 

22-Feb-2019
DBT/CRDF/NIH, USA)

 

CRDF Global Request for Proposals (RFP)

 

To create single network CRDF consisting of multiple clinical and laboratory research sites and  a multidisciplinary team of Indian and U.S. investigators that addresses an array of TB research questions of importance to India in the global context.

 

28-Feb-2019

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

International Climate Protection Fellowships

To support prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation in Germany.

1-March-2019
DST-SERB

 

Core Research Grant

To support researchers to undertake research and development in frontier areas of Science and Engineering.

31-March-2019
EMBO

Young investigators

To provide financial and practical support to young scientists in the life sciences in the early stages of setting up an independent laboratory to help them develop skills and connections that will help them during this career stage.

 

1-April-2019
 

 

 

 

 

Grants for Early career researchers

Agency Scheme Comments Agency Deadline

Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Early Career Fellowships for Clinicians and Public Health Researchers

To support clinician scientists and public health researchers who are starting their independent research career but require a Fellowship supervisor to acquire skills, training and resources to complete their project in an academic institution in India.

Next competition to be launched on 16th Jan, 2019

 

EMBO

Long-term fellowship

To support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world.

Applications accepted throughout the year. Two annual evaluation deadlines: Friday of Feb and August.
Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships Travel grant for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers who wish to make collaborative visits.

15- March-2019 (for travel after 29 April 2019)