Research Grants - Institutional

Contract Research/Service Scheme (CRS)

Contract Research Scheme aims to facilitate academia-industry interaction. The scheme applies innovation as a coherent plan to deliver academic capabilities of translational research towards product development. It aims to enable validation of academia research that has commercialisation potential. Funding in the form of grant is given to both the academic and industrial partners. To the academia, funding is provided for In-House research which forms a part of validation of the Proof of Concept, and to the industrial partner for validation. Eligibility: Any Academic institute may be the Primary Applicant with one or more partners of which at least one is a company with DSIR recognized in-house R&D unit.

Ministry: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt of India

Funding Agency: Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

Area: All Science Disciplines

Funding Cycle:: There are two calls for proposal in a year.

Purpose: Innovations, Research