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Report url http://venturecenter.co.in/viewrecord.php?srn=BI20151202104918
Description & notes (A) - Technology Development Funds; (B) - Patent Protection Funds; (C) - Technology In-Licensing Funds; (D) - Technology Scale-up/ Validation / De-risking Funds; (E) - Market Entry Funds; (F) - Expansion Funds;
Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG)
OrganizationBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)
Sub-Department / Committee
Source of funding
SchemeBiotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG)
Type of fundingGrant
Funding Amount5000000
DescriptionGrant funding up to Rs. 50 lakh
Range of fundingRs 25 lakh to Rs 50 lakh
Target investeesThis grant is available to available to scientist entrepreneurs from research institutes, academia and start ups. The Applicant must be either an Incubatee or have a registered company with a functional R&D laboratory
NoteThe call for proposal is announced twice every year, on 1st January and 1st July.
PurposeSupport is provided for technology ideas relating to medical/health biotechnology, biopharma and medical devices/biomaterials/diagnostics, agro‐biotechnology and animal/marine biotechnology, industrial/ environmental biotechnology and biomass value addition via biotechnology, biotechnology based services/reagents/supplies, bioinformatics and bio‐IT interface etc
Focus areaBiotechnology/ Biomedical/ Health Technologies
Provides Funds For A, B,
Scheme TypeOngoing scheme
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