BIRAC E-YUVA & Innovation Fellow

BIRAC E-YUVA & Innovation Fellow Scheme 2024 Applications Open

BIRAC E-YUVA & Innovation Fellow Scheme 2024 Applications Open. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

BIRAC ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSAL UNDER EYUVA FELLOW SCHEME LAST DATE – 15TH MARCH, 2024

INTRODUCTION

E-YUVA (Empowering Youth for Undertaking Value Added Innovative Translational Research) scheme aims to promote a culture of applied research and need-oriented (societal or industry) entrepreneurial innovation among young students and researchers.

The scheme provides support for students under the following two categories:

  1. BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for pursuing undergraduate students)
  2. BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows (for PG and PhD degree holders)

Fellows will be selected through a national-level application and shortlisting process in collaboration with E-YUVA Centres and BioNEST Knowledge partners

KEY FEATURES OF THE CALL

The E-YUVA Scheme aims to provide the following support to promote a culture of translational research and need-oriented (societal or industry) entrepreneurial innovation:

  • Fellowship
  • Annual Research grant
  • Incubation support in any of the existing 10 E-YUVA centers
  • Mentoring by BioNEST Bioincubator centres

BIRAC encourages applications from Tier II/III cities.

BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows shall apply as a team and pursue their research work at their College/University labs and will also be allowed access

to facilities at EYC and EYC Knowledge Partners as and when required. It will be mandatory for all the fellows to spend 3-4 weeks at EYC/EYC Knowledge Partner during their fellowship period.

BIRAC’s Innovation fellows shall apply as individuals and are required to work full-time at EYC. BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows are expected to initiate biotech start ups. Hence, only proposals with the potential to commercialize innovative products and technologies will be considered for support.

Proposal category:  It can be submitted in any domain including Healthcare, Lifesciences, Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Drugs, Vaccines, Drug Formulations and delivery systems, Industrial Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture, Secondary agriculture, Waste Management, Sanitation, Clean Energy and Artificial Intelligence/IoT/ Automation with application in any of these areas.

E-YUVA Centers (EYC):  E-YUVA scheme is implemented through dedicated hubs called E-YuvaCenters (EYCs). Each EYC has a BIRAC supported pre-incubation space which offers infrastructure and equipment for basic research and experimentation by selected students. EYCs act as anchors and extend requisite support and mentoring to students.  BIRAC Currently has 10 E-YUVA Centres

Application process: Applications need to be submitted online by creating a user account.

WHO CAN APPLY?

The scheme provides support for students under the following two categories:

  1. BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for undergraduate students)

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Students who are pursuing under graduation. Apply as a team.
  • A team should comprise a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 Indian students from Indian Institutes/colleges pursuing under graduation in any domain. Teams with students from different disciplines are encouraged. One team can have students from the same/different college/institute.
  •  The team should be supported by a mentor/guide
  1. BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows (for post-graduates and PhDs)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Applicants who have completed their Ph.D in any field of science
  • The fellow should apply within 2 years of completion of the degree (females are exempted from this condition)
  • Post Graduate Fellow:
  • Applicants who have completed their Masters/B.Tech/ B.Pharma/B.E in any field of science.
  • The fellow should apply within 3 years of completion of  the degree (females are exempted from this condition)

Note:

  •  BIRAC’s Innovation fellows are required to work full-time at EYC
  •  Students pursuing PhD cannot be considered for a fellowship grant
  •  Selected fellows cannot pursue a PhD during the fellowship tenure

HOW TO APPLY?

Online application submission needs to be done through BIRAC website.

Applicants need to create a user account on BIRAC’s website (For E-YUVA fellows, any one team member can create the user account on behalf of the team) followed by filling up of online application form.

For details, Kindly go through the E-YUVA scheme guidelines

Click here for register

Click here for Step by step guide for application

Click here for E-YUVA Centers contact details

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE | LAST SUBMISSION DATE

Announcement Date: 10-02-2024

Last Submission Date: 15-03-2024 05:30 PM

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