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ANNOUNCEMENT

Featuring Indo-European cooperation opportunities

***FUNDING DECISION*** - NPP 4 call in Energy Research

Seven collaborative research projects in the area of Smart Grids and New Energy Materials have been selected for funding from a total of 53 project proposals under the framework of the 4th NPP call. The total budget is €3, 975, 896.00 and the projects are expected to run for a duration of 3 years. Find out more here.

OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The  ERA-NET InfectERA has launched a call for proposalsn in the thematic area of Human Infectious diseases. Find out more!

European Roadshow on Research, Innovation & Higher Education

A series of info events organised by the Delegation of the European Union to India and EU Member States
Traveling 16 towns in India, from 9th January to 31st March 2014

 

 

 

Look out for the 4th New INDIGO call  for Indian-European research projects energy. Open now!

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New INDIGO Partnership Programme - News: Developing advanced tools for Water Treatment - check out latest activities of the Indian-European project AtWat on http://www.newindigo-atwat.com/ 

New INDIGO Partnership Programme - News: NPP call on Biotechnology applied to Human Health
6 multilateral research projects funded!

STI Cooperation Days in Hyderabad
Check out the project presentations of the NPP projects in the field of water related challenges that were held at the STI Cooperation Days in Hyderabad!

Cooperation/Stories
Flip through our Cooperation/Stories and discover multilateral cooperation possibilities in the field of water-related challenges

EU-India Bilateral Calls

Call under the Indo-Austrian programme on a variety of subjects. Apply by the 31st of March 2013. More Information...

Call under the Indo-Spanish programme in Biotechnology. Apply by the 15th of July 2013. More information...

 

 

Department of Biotechnology

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The setting up of a separate Department of Biotechnology (DBT), under the Ministry of Science and Technology in 1986 gave a new impetus to the development of the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. In more than a decade of its existence, the department has promoted and accelerated the pace of development of biotechnology in the country. Through several R&D projects, demonstrations and creation of infrastructural facilities a clear visible impact of this field has been seen. The department has made significant achievements in the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of agriculture, health care, animal sciences, environment, and industry.

The impact of the biotechnology related developments in agriculture, health care, environment and industry, has already been visible and the efforts are now culminating into products and processes. More than 5000 research publications, 4000 post-doctoral students, several technologies transferred to industries and patents filed including US patents, can be considered as a modest beginning. Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has been interacting with more than 5,000 scientists per year in order to utilise the existing expertise of the universities and other national laboratories. A very strong peer reviewing and monitoring mechanism has been developed. There has been close interaction with the State Governments particularly through State S & T Councils for developing biotechnology application projects, demonstration of proven technologies, and training of human resource in States and Union Territories. Programmes with the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have been evolved. Biotechnology Application Centres in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal have already been started.
A unique feature of the department has been the deep involvement of the scientific community of the country through a number of technical task forces, advisory committees and individual experts in identification, formulation, implementation and monitoring of various programmes and activities.

DBT's Institutes

Centre For DNA Fingerprinting And Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad, www.cdfd.org.in/

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell singling
  • Computational & Functional Genomics
  • Immunology

Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, http://www.ibsd.gov.in/currentResearch.htm

  • Plant Bio resources
  • Microbial Resources
  • Aquatic Bio resources
  • Bio resources Education and Training

The Institute of Life Sciences, http://www.ilsc.org/

  • Infectious Disease Biology
  • Gene Function Regulation
  • Translation Research & Technology Development

National Institute of Immunology, http://www.nii.res.in/

  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Immunology

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, http://www.nipgr.res.in/

  • Instrumentation
  • DNA Sequencing

National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (Deemed University), http://www.nbrc.ac.in/

  • Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience
  • System Neurosciences
  • Computational Neuroscience

National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune, http://www.nccs.res.in

  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Diabetes
  • Infection & Immunity

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, http://rgcb.res.in/

  • Biology & Molecular Medicine
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Clinical & Translation Initiative