Global Research Programme
New Delhi: The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) have jointly invited proposals for research addressing the health needs of women and children globally.
Originally launched in 2014, this programme aims to fund world-class and cutting edge research which addresses the health needs of the most disadvantaged populations.
The joint funders have highlighted four priority areas that disproportionately affect women of a low socio-economic status in LMIC countries and which will be the focus of this call. Proposals should only address the following issues: Anaemia (including Iron, Folate and B12 deficiency related conditions), Sexually transmitted diseases, Gestational diabetes mellitus and Hypertensive disorders.
Projects must be 3 years (36 months) in duration. Concept proposals using the relevant pro forma must be submitted by the UK Principal Investigator to: email@example.com by 16:00 UK time on Wednesday 12th April 2017.
Offline concept proposals to be submitted: 12th April 2017
Invitations to submit full proposals: early June 2017
Travel grants issued for applicant collaboration: early June 2017
Deadline to submit full proposals: 14th September 2017
Peer review: October- December 2017
PI response: January 2018
Final Panel Meeting: March 2018
Successful grants to begin: September 2018
For more details, visit http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/