Announcements & Opportunity

INDIA-EU Cooperation on research & innovation "Green Deal: Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future

The overall aim is to strengthen the research & innovation (R&I) collaboration between India and Europe. For this DBT is committed to fund successful Indian entity(ies) in collaborative projects with European entities. The specific aim of the co-funding is to support interdisciplinary research and innovative approaches in order to develop impactful biological solutions for carbon neutral farming, restoration of biodiversity and ecosystem and systemic zero- pollution to protect health.
The proposals should also bring added- value to India’s strength and capacity, and contribute to its national missions, notably on Sustainable Habitat, Water Mission, Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem, Green India, Sustainable Agriculture under National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).

Eligibility: Government of India supported or recognised (Public or Private) academia; research organisations and rural, urban or other local bodies; Government of India recognised not-for-profit NGO(s)/ VO(s)/ Trust(s)/ Research foundations, having research as one of the imperative mandates; Government of India recognised Indian Industry can be a partner in the consortium and are eligible for funding subject to fulfilment of DBT’s technical, administrative and financial norms.

Last date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021