The Indo-US Clinical Research Ethics Fellowship Program has been jointly conceptualized by Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Biotechnology, GoI Under the aegis of Indo –US Vaccine Action Programme (VAP). The program has been designed to create leaders in the field of bioethics with the aim to create capacity in the area of clinical research ethics. After completion of the project, the fellows are expected to work towards capacity building in the area of clinical research ethics in India and establishment of centres of excellence. Centre of excellences are expected to serve as resource for guidance and policy related to the ethics of clinical research in India.
The objective of the program is to provide funding support to selected individuals with strong scientific background with interest in the field of Clinical research. The present RFP for fellowship aims towards building a critical mass of trained scholars who will contribute actively to the clinical research ethics in India and establishment of centres of excellence.
The program will support research projects in the field of clinical research ethics including, but not limited to, ethical aspects of:
Fellowship & Research Grant Amount:
A Fellowship amount of Rs. 2.00 lakh/annum for candidates who have a permanent position in the host institute or Rs. 10.20 lakhs/annum for those candidates working on temporary /contractual/adhoc position, with additional research grant not exceeding Rs. 40 Lakhs for a period of 3 years for each selected fellow (Two candidates only), by NBM-BIRAC. The selected fellow shall be eligible for short focused visit for the purpose of research at NIH’s Department of Bioethics, US, which will be supported by NIH, US.
Any interested fellow person having the following eligibility can apply with the endorsement letter in the desired format from the Host Institute. Selection of the Host Institute shall be subject to qualifying the eligibility criteria provided below.
Proposal is required to be submitted online only. To submit a proposal online, please log on to the BIRAC website (www.birac.nic.in).
Last date for Submission of Proposals: 29th Aug 2022(5:30 p.m.)
Call Extended to :- 28th September 2022(5:30pm)
Details of the RFP including eligibility requirements, guidelines etc. are available in this Link(Click Here)
Announcement Date: 01-07-2022
Last Submission Date: 28-09-2022 05:30 PM