Program Overview - NBM
This is an Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for Accelerating Discovery Research to Early Development for Biopharmaceuticals - “Innovate in India (i3) Empowering biotech entrepreneurs & accelerating inclusive innovation”, also referred to as National Biopharma Mission (NBM).
Department of Biotechnology (DBT) (Program co-funded by World Bank loan)
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)
This program is to seek Request for Proposals (RFP) for supporting – Development of products active against sensitive and drug resistant microbial pathogens mentioned in the Indian Priority Pathogen list (mainly, E. coli, Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumanii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). The products should have established proof of principle including but not limited to the following -:
Scope of the Call:
The proposals can be submitted:
a) Solely by Indian Company / LLP/ Non-profit organizations/ Society/ Trusts/ Foundation/Associations/ Government entities/ Institutes/ R&D Organizations/ which is a legal entity OR
b) Jointly by Indian Companies/ Non-profit organizations / LLP/ Society/ Trusts/ Foundation/Associations/ Government entities/ Institutes/ R&D Organizations/ OR
c) By an Industry-academia consortium of Indian Company/ Non-profit organizations/ LLP/Society/ Trusts/ Foundation/ Association/ Government entities/ Institutes/ R&D
a) Indian Start-up companies in collaboration with Industry/Academia/research institutes/ are specially encouraged to apply.
Process for submitting the proposals online is detailed below:
a. Go to BIRAC’s website or Go the URL: https://www.birac.nic.in/nbm/
b. Click on the RFP on NBM link under Programs and the active call would be highlighted.
c. Click on the active call against which you wish to submit the proposal.
d. Further details on ‘How to Submit a Proposal’ would be available in the User Guide
available on the website.
e. If you are a registered user, log-in using the credentials, else you need to register your
company/organization by clicking on New User Registration.
f. In case of new user registration, a computer-generated link will be sent to the email-id
provided at the time of registration to generate a password.
g. Once you login, you will be navigated to the proposal submission page under NBM link.
Announcement Date: 10-03-2023
Last Submission Date: 24-04-2023 05:00 PM