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Call for Proposals: Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas by SERB: Submit by July 15: Expired

Submission of proposals is invited for Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas by SERB for the year 2021. The last date of submission is 15 July 2021.

About the IRHPA

The Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas (IRHPA) program of Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) supports proposals in high priority areas where multidisciplinary / multi-institutional expertise is required which will put our nation in international science map in that particular discipline.

The Scheme is designed to provide major support to a few selected areas of research that have high priority from the viewpoint of advances in fundamental science and that can be of great significance for scientific and technological development. SERB identifies the priority areas and makes a national call for seeking proposals. The necessary facilities required for implementing the identified high priority areas will be supported through this scheme.

Eligibility

Scientist in regular service from academic and research institutions in India can submit a proposal under this scheme. For specific guidelines, Please refer IRPHA notification call for proposals in specific areas as per the details below :

Research Support

In the current year, R&D proposals are solicited in the following areas:

  • SERB Centre for Energy Transformation and Storage
  • SERB Centres on AI-based Earth Systems Modeling 
  • SERB National Bio-safety level facilities
Application

The proposal should be submitted online only, through the website. The format, guidelines and other details of the scheme are available in the same website. No hard copy of the proposal will be accepted.

Component of Grant

The component of grant is similar to other project submitted to SERB. However, the amount of grant is higher than regular projects. The duration of the project is 5 years. The host institute should have a sustainability plan to continue the research activities beyond the normal duration of 5 years. Commitment of the Institute should be specified in the proposal.

Click here to view the official notification of Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas by SERB.


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