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The 3i Portal received the CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award 2013-14

BIRAC was conferred the CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award 2013-14 for its 3i Portal. The 3i – “Investment for Industry Innovation Research” – Portal has been developed for sustainable, accountable, transparent governance and management of the Investment Schemes of national importance run and managed by BIRAC.


All Children Thriving : Creating and Measuring Integrated Solutions for Healthy Birth, Growth, and Development Grand Challenges India

On June 2012, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) signed an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on mission-directed research and build a Grand Challenges India which was launched on 20th March 2013, to support innovations in vaccines, drugs, agricultural products, and interventions related to malnutrition, family and child health.

The partnership along with U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its third initiative ‘All Children Thriving’ which aims to dramatically change the health and development landscape in India.

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Request for Application (RFA)
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Letter of Inquiry(LOI) Template

GCI Workshop Report

Questions from Interactive Session

Workshop on “Multi sectorial interventions in the context of maternal and child health, with reference to the identified priorities of RFA (All Children Thriving)” 13 – 20th November, 2014

(a) Press Release for Workshop (Hyderabad)

(b) Press Release for Workshop (Lucknow)

(c) Press Release for Workshop (Bhubaneshwar)

(d) Press Release for Workshop (Pune)

(e) Press Release for Workshop (Mumbai)

BIRAC Innovators Meet 2014

BIRAC organized its 3rd Innovators Meet at New Delhi on 22nd-23rd September 2014. The theme of the meet was – Prioritizing Innovation Research for Affordable Product Development. The event witnessed the participation of around 200 delegates from Industry, Academia, SMEs and Start-ups. Many BIG grantees also participated in the event. The event started with the Welcome Address and theme introduction by Dr Renu Swarup, MD, BIRAC and Senior Adviser, DBT. Prof K. VijayRaghavan, Secretary, DBT and Chairman, BIRAC, presented the prestigious BIRAC Innovator Awards to the winners. The BIRAC Innovators Compendium was released during the Inaugural Session. Click here to view detailed report


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