Biotechnology Ignition Grant

Special Call North East

Upto INR 50 Lakhs Grant for 24 Months

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) North East Special Call is a flagship programme of BIRAC which ignites young startups and entrepreneurial individuals from and for North East to establish and validate a Proof of Concept (POC) for an idea.

Objectives

Foster the generation of ideas with commercialization potential from and for North East.
Upscale and validate proof of concept
Encourage researchers to take technology closer to market through a start up
Foster the entrepreneurial ecosystem of North East India.

Funding

up to INR 50 lakhs

Eligibility

Individual Innovators with Graduate Degree in any discipline, Research Scholar, Scientist, Faculty belonging from North East or is willing to implement the venture in North East .
Startups incorporated not more than 5 years ago from the date of application.

Duration

24 months

Thematic Areas

agriculture

Agriculture

dna

Biosimilars &
Stem Cells

medicine

Drugs Including
Drug Delivery

engineering (1)

Industrial
Biotechnology

defribillator

Devices &
Diagnostics

vaccines

Vaccines

bioinformatics

Bioinformatics &
Facilities

idea

Other Emerging
Areas

Impact

0

Total Application

0

Call Announced

0 +

IP Filled

0

Innovators and startups supported

0

Prototype Ready

0 Cr+

Funds Released

0

Women Led Enterprises

0 +

Jobs Created

TImeline

BIG NER National Call

Online application accepted during 45 days call window

Eligibility Check

Scrutiny by BIG Partner as per BIG guidelines. The project must belong to NER or must be implemented in NER

Preliminary Selection
Committee (PSC)

Scheme fit and adequate technical details are evaluated

Online Review

Blind peer review by Subject matter experts from NER

Thematic Technical
Evaluation Panel

One-to-one presentation before the Technical Expert Panel

Result Declaration

Final decision with respect to scores and expert suggestion

Our Grantees

Meet the Mentors