BIRAC Innovation Fellowships: Biotechnology/Biomedical Engineering 1265 views

Biotechnology Industrial Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) initiated University Innovation Cluster (UIC) in Anna University to professionally support students in the ideation stage to establish their Biotech start-up.

Rationale of Innovation Fellowships:

  • The fellowships are for Students/young Entrepreneurs to test their ideas/discoveries and take them to Proof of Concept.
  • Fellowships are Pre-incubation support to innovative ideas, innovators for effective translation into products thereof.

Study area: Biotechnology / Biomedical / Healthcare

Fellowship values:

  • For Post Docs: Rs. 50,000/- per month and BIRAC Innovation Grant of Rs. 5,00,000/- per year
  • For Bachelor/Master degree holders: Rs. 30,000/- per month and BIRAC Innovation Grant of Rs. 2,00,000/- per year.

Duration of Grant: 2 years


  • Applicant must hold Bachelors/Masters/PhD (B.Tech/ M.Tech/M.Sc/Ph.D) in areas of Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Life Science, Clinical medicines, Bio-chemistry, Bio Physics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Food Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology & allied disciplines.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit their proposal by both hard copy and soft copy in the format given on the website 


  • Candidates who have already applied need not apply again.
  • The selected Fellows should work at UIC, Anna University
  • Mentoring support and Project monitoring by UIC, BIRAC and Industry
———-Quick Overview————-
Organization Anna University
Fellowship Level Grants
Country India
Subject areas Biotechnology / Biomedical / Healthcare
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 08th September 2017

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