The Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) scheme is for potential entrepreneurs from Academia, start-ups or an Incubatee (Researchers, PhDs, Medical degree holders, Biomedical Engg. Graduates) who have an exciting idea which may be in the nascent and planning stage and there is an unmet need for mentorship and initial funding. The Biotechnology Ignition Grant would help to support and nurture these high risk early starters and their concepts.
|Key Features of the Programme|
|The main aim of BIG Scheme is:
a. To establish and validate proof of concept
b. To enable creation of spin-offs.
Scope & Support
|Who Can Apply?|
| Biotechnology start-ups
Entrepreneurs Or Potential entrepreneurs from Academia, Research Institute, Or Researchers, PhDs,
Medical degree holders, Biomedical Engg. Graduates
|How to Apply?|
|Proposals are required to be submitted online only.
To submit a proposal online, please log on to the BIRAC website (www.birac.nic.in).
Online Proposal Submission opens on 1st January, 2013.
No Hard Copy to be submitted. Proposals submitted online only would be considered.
Last date for Submission of Proposals: 15th February, 2013