Tata Innovation Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology


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/​Biotechnology to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture, environment and other allied areas related to life sciences and Biotechnology.

  • The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 55 years as on the closing date of the application. The fellowship is co-terminus with the superannuation of fellow in his/​her organization.
  • The candidate must have a regular/​permanent position in a University/​Institute/​Organization and should be engaged in research and development. If he/​she is availing any other fellowship, he/​she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships.
  • The applicant should have spent at least 5 years in India before applying for the fellowship.
  • 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 applicant should possess a PhD degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology/​related areas. The applicant must have outstanding contribution and publication in the specific area.

To Apply

Please visit the DBT ePromis portal (url: http://​dbtepromis​.nic​.in) for online submission of application. All candidates are required to keep original copy of documents submitted online in hand; in case of selection at the later stage, the same will be required to be submitted to Department of Biotechnology, GOI, New Delhi.

For more details click here

Posted on .

JavaScript is required to reveal this email address.

Post a Grant →