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DBT calls for applications under Tata Innovation Fellowship, 2017-18


The fellowship is aimed at rewarding interdisciplinary work where major emphasis is on innovation and translational research with a potential towards commercialization.

By Team ABLE

Applications are invited for Tata Innovation Fellowship, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences and a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.

The scheme is aimed at rewarding interdisciplinary work where major emphasis is on innovation and translational research with a potential towards commercialization.

The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 55 years as on 21st November, 2017. The fellowship is co-terminus with the superannuation of fellow in his organization.

Evidence of outstanding track record and a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.

The amount of the fellowship is Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to regular salary from the host institute. If an awardee is receiving salary from international organization, he will be entitled for research grant i.e. contingency only.

In addition, each Fellow will receive a contingency grant of Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum for meeting the expenses on consumables, equipment, international and domestic travel, manpower and other contingent expenditure to be incurred in connection with the implementation of ongoing research project under the fellowship.
For complete details: http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/tata-innovation-fellowship-2017-18