Call for joint research proposals
New Delhi: Joint research proposals are invited from eligible candidates for Indo-US Collaborative expansion of Vision Research. The research areas are identified as follows:
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Genetics of Ophthalmic Diseases
- Ocular Inflammation
This call is intended to support research collaborations between the U.S. and India that focus on the basic biology and/or genetics of ophthalmic diseases. Applications may be derived from existing collaborations with an established history of interaction, or from new partnerships developed in response to this call.
How to apply: Investigators in India should use the DBT "R&D proposal format” available at http://dbtindia.nic.in and submit 1 soft copy of the of full length proposal duly forwarded by competent authority, by post to Dr. Vamsi Krishna, Scientist-D, Department of Biotechnology, Room No. 726, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003. Email: email@example.com.
Corresponding online application should also be made at www.dbtepromis.nic.in, under the area “Medical Biotechnology Vaccine Research and Diagnosis” which would be mandatory. The Indian side PI is requested to provide a 2-3 page document, from the US partner, in the proposal consisting of the objectives, methodology, the need for and the role of the Indian PI, and the timelines of the US side proposal along with the IPR issues as well as justification for Indo-US collaboration. Last Date for receiving Application is 9th November, 2017.
DBT will support research activities within India, salaries of Indian research personnel, and other expenses. NIH funding will similarly support salaries of U.S. personnel and research activities within the U.S.A.