BIRAC-Call For Proposal

BIRAC Announces 41st Call for Proposals under BIPP Scheme 15th June, 2017 - 31st July, 2017

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Public Sector Undertaking, of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, has been set up to nurture the Biotech Innovation Ecosystem, support Start-ups and SME’s for innovation research and promote affordable product development through public-private partnership



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

1)The proposals can be submitted:

  • Solely by an Indian Company*
  • Jointly by an Indian Company and National R&D Organizations and Institutions; or
  • By a group of Indian Companies along with National Research Organizations etc.

 *       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

2)The Applicant Company should either:-

          a) Have adequate in-house facility to address the project implementation(which shall be evaluated during the site visit)


          b) Incubation with any of the recognized Incubation Facility

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 July 2017

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

For any queries, please contact

Head Investment, BIRAC


Announcement Date: 15-06-2017
Last Submission Date: 31-07-2017 12:00 AM

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