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DBT-BMBF Germany announce joint call on Bioinformatics in Health Research 2017-18


The purpose of the program is to stimulate new collaborations between the two countries

By Team ABLE

Within the agreement of Indo-German cooperation in S&T of 1974, the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Forschungszentrum Julich BMBH (FZJ), Federal Republic of Germany, has agreed for a cooperative program in biotechnology.

The purpose of the program is to stimulate new collaborations, e.g. the preparation of joint projects under national funding programs. The program facilitates bilateral cooperation in biotechnology between the scientific communities of India and Germany by way of Joint research projects which will encompass Bilateral workshops/seminar and exchange visits of scientist.

Nodal Implementing Agencies: Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi and the Project Management Agency at the German Aerospace Center (DLR-PT, European and International Cooperation), Bonn are the nodal implementing agencies from the Indian and German side respectively.

Area of cooperation: Proposals in identified priority area is Bioinformatics in Health Research.
Deadline for submission of completed applications –January 15, 2018
Proposed commencement of Projects – May 1, 2018