Covid Funding

Call on Critical Components and Innovations in Oxygen Concentrators

To combat the COVID 19 epidemic, SERB announces special call to catalyze R&D on critical components and innovations concerning Make-in-India Oxygen Concentrators. The call seeks investigation and innovation in the development of (individual/portable) oxygen concentrators in domains of alternate materials and mechanisms for oxygen separation; design, development, and manufacturing of critical components such as valves and oil-less compressors, design improvements for greater performance, AI-optimized oxygen flow devices, and oxygen-level IoT sensors etc.

Eligibility: Scientist in regular service from educational and research institutes/ laboratories, universities, and medical institutions, start-ups and industries can submit a proposal.

Submission Date: Open till 15th June 2021

Area: Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Medical Sciences

Focus Area: Oxygen Concentrators

Purpose: Innovations, Research

Funding Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB); Technology Development Board (TDB)