Renewable energy research: Apply now
New Delhi: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) have jointly called proposals to support innovation projects within the field of renewable energy. Up to 8 million NOK (6,3 cr rupee) is available from these programmes for allocation to Norwegian companies in collaboration with research institutions.
The total budget from the Indian Department of Science and Technology will cover activity matching funding and in-kind contributions for Indian project investigators in collaboration with Indian companies for a mutually agreed number of projects, subject to max of Rs.40 Lac per project, for total duration of max 3 years.
Joint proposals must be developed in cooperation between Principal Investigators (PIs) representing an industry company in Norway and an industrial partner in India. Each partner PI must submit separate research proposal from their institution. There should not be more than one contract partner from each country in each project. It is required to have one (or more) research institution(s) as collaborating partner in each country. Commitment for own contribution from the company must be shown in the application. It is not open for participants from other countries than India and Norway.
For application and other details, visit http://www.dst.gov.in/sites/default/files/India-Norway-Joint-Call-on-Renewable-Energy-2017.pdf