Research Grants - Individual

Clinical/Public Health Research Centres Scheme-India Alliance Grant

This scheme aims to improve clinical and public health research ecosystems in India to bridge gaps in human resource, supervision, mentorship, equipment, and administration by establishing virtual Clinical/Public Health Research Centres (CRCs). The CRCs are envisioned as research-oriented centres established with focus on major biomedical research problems and preferably involving multiple institutions.

Eligibility: 1.  The host institution would have clinical/public health research related infrastructure, provide protected time for trainees and mentors, and other direct research support in order to support the programme.
2. The participating institutions can nominate one PI and up to 3 co-PIs. The PI will be based at the eligible Indian institution. The co-PIs can be based either at an Indian or overseas not-for-profit institution.

Funding Agency: DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance)

Area: Medical Sciences

Funding Cycle: Up to INR 10 crores (including 10% overheads) can be requested for a 5-year project. Projects of less than 5 years and over INR 10 crores would be deemed ineligible.

Duration: 5 Years

Purpose: Research