BIRAC-C-CAMP Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) Scheme Call 2024 - Funding Opportunity of Up to Rs. 50 Lakhs
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BIRAC-C-CAMP Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) Scheme Call 2024 – Funding Opportunity of Up to Rs. 50 Lakhs

C-CAMP has partnered with BIRAC for the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) Scheme, which funds young companies and individuals to establish proof-of-concept data for their exciting ideas in the field of life sciences

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), the Department of Biotechnology’s interface agency is helping transform innovative startups into viable and competitive products and an enterprise.

BIRAC has introduced the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) scheme, which is designed to stimulate validation of research discoveries by providing very early stage grants for the development and maturation of those discoveries. BIRAC would invite proposals for Ignition grant at least twice a year. The BIG Scheme would be implemented through BIG Partners across the country.

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Please find A Handbook on Biotechnology Ignition Grant and other Funding Opportunities at C-CAMP

For guidelines, application proforma and FAQs please click here

C-CAMP – A BIG Partner

C-CAMP has been chosen as one of the eight BIG Partner organizations, and

one of the earliest BIG partners since the inception of the grant in 2012. C-CAMP has been chosen as it has the necessary scientific infrastructure, expertise and high-end platform technology access to nurture early stage inventions through Proof of Concept stage.

Over the last few years, C-CAMP has supported close to 160 start-ups through the BIG scheme, and over 1500 start-ups across India’s innovation ecosystem through its other activities including bio-incubation, mentorship and other facilitation programs. C-CAMP start-ups are currently working in the fields of healthcare and medical devices, drug discovery, molecular biology, transgenic model systems, biomaterials, bioenergy, synthetic biology, upstream & downstream processing, agricultural sciences, nutraceuticals etc.

As a mandate from DBT, C-CAMP has been providing high-end technology services and training to academia and industry across several technology platforms. To know more about our technology platforms, please click here .

Access to scientific infrastructure, expertise and cutting edge technology could be vital for BIG applicants. Currently there are a few organizations/individuals that are incubating at C-CAMP and have been also utilizing the technology development and scientific expertise on campus. Additionally, C-CAMP has been involved in technology development in collaboration with academia and industry partners.

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