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Biotechnology Ignition Grant Scheme by BIRAC [Grant Amount upto Rs. 50L]: Apply by Feb 15

By: Mrinaal | 08 Jan 2020 10:36 PM

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Section 8 ‘Not-for-Profit Company’ of Government of India, has been set up as DBT’s interface agency, to serve as a single window for emerging biotech companies.

The scheme enables technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and establish and validate proof of concept  (POC) for the idea.

Who can Apply

BIRAC invites proposals from Biotech Start-ups and Individual Entrepreneurs with innovative idea having potential for commercialization. Eligible entities include:

  • Start up age allowed for a registered company/ LLP incorporated under BIG w.e.f 1st Jan 2019: 5 years
  • Scientists, Faculty, Research Scholars, Graduates in any discipline incubating/ intend to incubate at a BioIncubator
  • Eligibility criteria for startups under BIG has been revised.
How to Apply

The application is given in the official link below.

Grant Amount

Grant-in-aid up-to INR 50 lakhs for a maximum period of 18 months.

Application Deadline

February 15, 2020 upto 5:30 PM.



For more information, click here.

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