- Legal eligible Proponents
- The proposals can be submitted by:
- Solely by an Indian Company or
- Jointly by an Indian Company and National R&D Organizations and Institutions; or
- By a Consortium of Indian Companies along with National Research Organizations etc.
- Criteria Particulars for the Proponent entities
An Indian Company is defined as one which is registered under the Indian Companies Act, 2013 and minimum 51% of the shares of the Company should be held by Indian Citizens holding Indian passport (Indian Citizens do not include Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) holders
- Non-profit organizations/ Government entities/ Institutes/ R&D Organizations
This will include Academic Research Institutes, Universities, Research Foundation, Medical Colleges and Institutes – both public and private who are valid legal entities such as Trust, Society or established under central or state statute.
DBT/BIRAC reserves the right not to process your Proposal should you be ineligible to be a Proponent or should the subject of your proposal not fall within the RFPs’ remit. Mere consideration of the Proposal in no way implies that sanction of Grant-in-aid will be forthcoming.