BIRAC-Call For Proposal

BIRAC Announces Call for under Proposal Early Translational Accelerator

BIRAC is supporting Early Translation Accelerators (ETAs) to focus on catalyzing transformation of young academic discoveries (publications/patents) with possible commercially viable ventures and technologies. The aim of ETA is to add translational component to establish proof-of-concept/ Validation and to attract industry to take these validated technologies further in terms of development and is expected to collaborate with academic investigators, engage industry and to leverage international translation ecosystems. Two ETA have been already established at C-CAMP and IIT-Madras Bioincubator.

Critical components of ETA:
1. Continuous flow of discoveries, with potential applications, from academic investigators.
2. A scientific component that evaluates, collaborates, and provides technology access to the discovery projects.
3. Early engagement with industry and investors to help drive the discoveries and validated technologies towards successful commercialization through mentoring, partnerships and Technology transfer.

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Who Can Apply?
Bio incubators
National Research Laboratories
Government funded Laboratories
National Institutes with demonstrated experience in performing translational activities
in the proposed area.

The call is open throughout the year.

Proposals are required to be submitted online only. For scheme details and submission of proposal, please log on to BIRAC website (

For queries, please contact:

Dr Dhiraj Kumar (Chief Manager-Technical)

Email: dkumar[dot]birac[at]nic[dot]in


The call is open throughout the year.

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