BIRAC-Call For Proposal

BIRAC Announces 33rd SBIRI Call for Proposals(15th Feb - 31st March, 2017)

Unique features

·       Support for discovery, proof-of-concept and early stage innovations, R&D aimed at affordable product development.

·       Aims:

ü  To nurture and mentor innovative and emerging technologies/ entrepreneurs, to assist new enterprises to forge appropriate linkages with academia and government.

ü  To create opportunities for starting new technology-based or knowledge-based businesses by science entrepreneurs

ü  To stimulate technological innovations

Financial support is extended as a Grant-in-aid limited to Rs. 50.00 lakhs with a contribution from the Company.

Click here to register for BIPP/SBIRI

An Advanced Technology Scheme for high risk,transformational technology/ process development from proof-of-concept to validation leading to high value product commercialization 
• Support new and futuristic technology development with major social bearing but uncertain market driven demand
• Support start-ups, SME’s and other Biotech companies on cost sharing basis

A single or consortia of Indian company (ies) registered under “The Indian Companies Act 2013” with minimum 51%
Indian ownership, and DSIR recognized in-house R&D unit, are eligible to apply either alone, or in collaboration with
a partner from another Company/Institute/University
(Companies in the process of obtaining DSIR recognition may also apply; however, their funding would be subject to
getting DSIR recognition)

Proposals for the Scheme is required to be submitted online only. To submit a proposal online, please log on to the BIRAC website (

 No Hard Copy to be submitted. Proposals submitted online only would be considered.

Last date for Submission of Proposals : 31st March, 2017

Details of the scheme including eligibility requirements, categories for proposal submission; guidelines for support as grant and loan; agreement templates etc. are available at

For any queries, please contact

Head Investment, BIRAC. Email:

Announcement Date: 15-02-2017
Last Submission Date: 31-03-2017 12:00 AM

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