2018 is about life sciences! Check out the open call for applications under the ISJRP.

ISJRP Open Calls 2018 – Life Sciences

Indo Swiss Joint Research Program Call 2018 – Life Sciences

In the context of the Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP), the SNSF and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India have issued a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).

Thematic area: Blue sky research/basic research in the life sciences which is either biotechnology-related or biotechnology-inspired; biotechnology as key enabling technology including (but not restricted to) the following sectors: agriculture, environment, energy, materials sciences, health, medicine, industry (industrial biotechnology)

Duration: The duration of the project is four years

Application deadline: 16 April 2018

Funding: Funding on the Swiss side will amount to a maximum of CHF 350,000 per project and on the Indian side INR 2.25 crore per project. The grants cover similar costs as those incurred in national SNSF projects.

Evaluation: The applications will be jointly evaluated by SNSF and DBT. Up to 12 projects will be funded. The SNSF will cover the costs for the Swiss part of the research and the DBT the costs in India.

More details on the Call for Application