BIRAC Announces 20th Call for Proposals Under the Biotechnology Ignition Grant


BIRAC invites proposals from Biotech Start-ups and Individual Entrepreneurs with innovative idea having potential for commercialization. Eligible entities include:

  • Start up age allowed for a registered company/​LLP incorporated under BIG w.e.f 1st Aug 2021: 5 years
  • Scientists, Faculty, Research Scholars, Graduates in any discipline incubating/​intend to incubate at a BioIncubator 
  • Eligibility criteria for startups under BIG has been revised.

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Section 8 Not-for-Profit Company’ of Government of India, has been set up as DBT’s interface agency, to serve as a single window for emerging biotech companies.

The scheme enables technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and establish and validate proof of concept (POC) for the idea.

To Apply

BIG scheme allows only online submission of proposals. For proposal submission please register on BIRAC website under BIG User”. User registration is open round the clock. For further details on the scheme, eligibility criteria, FAQs and registration log on to www​.birac​.nic​.in.

Note: Prior recipients of BIG grant are ineligible

For any queries, please contact: Email: sped01.​birac@​nic.​in; biracbig.​dbt@​nic.​in

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