Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC), established by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Government of Germany, invites Proposals for joint R&D&I projects of industrial relevance in 2+2 Mode of Partnership. IGSTC intends to catalyse innovation centric R&D&I projects by synergising the strength of research/academic institution and public/private industry from India and Germany. This scheme is aimed at supporting joint R&D&I projects of industrial relevance by means of “2+2 Mode of Partnership” i.e. involvement of at least one research/academic institute and one public/private industry from both the countries.
Eligibility: Applicants have to build a consortium (minimum 4 partners) consisting of one research / academic institute and one public / private industry from both India and Germany. Applicants from public and private non-profit research organisations, public and private institutions of higher education, universities and public or private companies having R&D bases are eligible to partner an application. Principal investigators should be holding a regular/permanent position. Applications from SME´s are encouraged.
Funding Grant: up to € 450.000 per project for German applicants and up to ₹ 230 Lakhs per project for Indian applicants for the period of three years
Areas: On the thematic area Additive Manufacturing with subtopics:
1.New Materials for Additive Manufacturing
2. Printed and Wearable Electronics
3. Large scale Additive Manufacturing
4. In situ Process Monitoring and Control
5. 3d printing processes for biomedical devices and implants