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Funding Opportunites - Research
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Sponsor/Award: International Science & Technology Partn - ONTARIO (CANADA) - INDIA COLLABORATIVE R & D PROJECTS - DBT - 2011 SUMMER COMPETITION - LETTER OF INTENT

Grant Amount: MAX $300K
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Aug 22, 2011
Sponsor's: Aug 29, 2011

Subject Areas: Biomedical Devices, Technology

ISTPCanada invites Canadian and Indian participants to submit proposals for cooperative research and development projects.

This Ontario (Canada)-India Call for Proposals (CFP) will be delivered by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India on the Indian side; and by International Science and Technology Partnership Canada (ISTPCanada), a non-governmental organization selected by the Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI), Government of Ontario on the Canadian side. These guidelines are specific to the Ontario (Canada)-India collaborative research and development projects submitted under the current call for proposal. ISTPCanada and DBT invite Canadian and Indian participants to submit proposals for cooperative research and development projects. Submission of an EOI is mandatory. Applicants interested in submitting a full proposal must submit an EOI before the due date (See the Call for Proposal for deadlines) to be eligible.

Application Details:

The guidelines address the issues that are relevant to innovation, commercialization and the successful execution of the project and future commercialization of the product. The collaborative R&D proposal process includes the submission of an EOI and a full proposal.

This Call invites companies, technology developers and academics from Ontario (Canada) and India to propose collaborative R&D projects for the joint development of innovative products or processes all areas of biotechnology, including life sciences and medical devices. They aim to stimulate innovative R&D projects (engaging small-to-medium-sized companies and/or larger, well established firms) that address a specific market need or challenge; demonstrate high commercial potential; and deliver benefit to all participants, and more broadly, to both regions. To apply to this Call, Canadian applicants must identify an Indian partner who is seeking support from DBT. It is important to review all of the following documents before preparing an application. ** Please contact Hanna Bokshi [] x8-9309 in RDS for assistance or further information. **


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts:

Sponsor Contacts:

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 729-3069