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Funding Opportunities for Life-Science Innovators
8th January 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Rakshambikai R, Chief Manager, IKP Knowledge Park, Bangalore
In her guest lecture, Dr. Rakshambikai discussed about the grant management such as Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG), The Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI), Contract Research/Service Scheme (CRS), Biotechnology Industry Partnership Programme (BIPP). These schemes and programs come under Indian Government, Department of Biotechnology and Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, which provide the support in terms of funding for an innovator from academic and companies to commercialize their ideas and their products in industrial scale and market level. In addition to this, she explained about “do and do not’s” in BIG grant to the scholars and faculties with several exclusive examples. She also shared her own experiences and interacted with YRC faculty members.