Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Section 25 ‘Not-for-Profit Company’ of Government of India, has been set up as Department of Biotechnology’s interface agency, which serves as a single window for nurturing and promoting innovation led research
Academia with one or more partners of which at least one has to be a company.
a) Primary applicant (academia)
Public and/or Private Universities and Research Institutions having a well established research support system, for basic or applied research are eligible. A registration/recognition/accreditation/ certification from a government body is mandatory.
The Research Group should necessarily have an established lead as evident by scientific data ready for validation/outsourced services.
b) Collaborating Company(ies)
Only Indian Company(ies), registered under the Indian Companies Act 1956 with atleast 51% Indian shareholding and having DSIR* recognised in-house R&D unit, interested to perform such a contract research service with academic partner are eligible.
(*Companies in the process of obtaining DSIR recognition may also apply along with the proof of application to DSIR. However, the final decision on such applications would be subject to their getting DSIR recognition)
further details, please contact:
Dr. Amita Joshi, Programme Manager, BIRAC
User Registration is open round the clock.
Online Proposal Submission would begin from 01stAugust, 2013
No Hard Copy to be submitted, Proposals submitted online only would be considered.
Last date for Submission of Proposals under the CRS Scheme: 15th September 2013
Announcement Date: 01-08-2013
Last Submission Date: 15-09-2013 12:00 AM