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Funding Opportunities for Building Innovations

Sep 08, 2021 ( Event )

Inviting Faculty members, Students, Start-ups, & aspiring Bio-entrepreneurs to join and interact with experts from the Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), who would be introducing various programs & opportunities for exploring exciting & innovative ideas in the thematic areas of ‘Health Care', 'Bio-Tech', 'Agriculture', & 'Environment’. 

These include:

  • Discovery to Innovation Accelerator (DIA) program: It is the 'Research Translation & Commercialization' program of C-CAMP, which aims to connect and collaborate with academic researchers and jointly develop exciting innovations that are ready for Industry. Open for Faculty Members (


  • Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) scheme: It is an early-stage grant meant for testing exciting ideas and fostering commercial Innovations useful for society. The grant supports early-stage innovative ideas and facilitates the creation of Bio-ventures (Life-science/Biotech start-ups). Open for Start-ups, Individual Innovators, Faculty Members and Students (


  • Social Immersion & Innovation Program (SIIP): It is an exciting program for young graduates aiming to develop innovations for society. The program enables selected fellows to identify important problems within a thematic area, and then empowers them to develop innovative solutions against the identified problems. Open for Students (


  • National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC): It is a nationwide competition to attract, identify, and nurture bio-entrepreneurs working on novel and scalable business ideas with significant societal impactApplicants compete for attractive cash prizes and investment opportunities. Open for Start-ups, Individual Innovators, and Students (


Session Will Feature Opening Remarks By:
    Prof. Anil K. Tripathi,
    Coordinator, BioNEST, and Director, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi


    And Discussion with Experts From C-CAMP:
    Dr. Neelanjana Janardan
    Program Lead, C-CAMP

    Dr. Vishal Bhardwaj
    Scientific Consultant, C-CAMP

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