Call For Proposal

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ON QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR IMMUNOGENICITY LABORATORIES AND ANIMAL FACILITIES UNDER MISSION Ind-CEPI

In immunogenicity laboratories and animal challenge study facilities, maintaining and implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) is a crucial part of effective vaccine development to meet the global standards. To have a well-established QMS, implementation of a set of guidelines is required which can be achieved by ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 and GLP certification for immunogenicity laboratories and animal challenge study facilities respectively. The present REOI is to invite agencies with previous experience in the development and implementation of QMS in immunogenicity laboratories and animal challenge study facilities. 

  • Support immunogenicity laboratories and animal challenge study facilities funded under COVID Suraksha mission by development and implementation of QMS.
  • Support immunogenicity laboratories and animal challenge study facilities in achieving ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and GLP certification by national accreditation bodies respectively. 
  • Agencies will be engaged for a period of a total period of 18 months for development and maintenance of QMS. 

 

  • Agencies registered in India.
  • As applicable to the proposal, agencies with or identified lead consultant* having relevant experience in implementing ISO/IEC 17025 or five years of experience in implementation of GLP.
  • Agencies with or identified lead consultant* having relevant experience in biological science laboratory or preclinical animal testing while implementing ISO/IEC 17025:2017 or GLP.
  • Agencies with or identified lead consultant* having completed a similar kind of work leading to ISO/IEC 17025 (current and previous version) certification by NABL or GLP compliance certification from NGCMA as applicable to the proposal.
  • Agencies should not be blacklisted by any government agencies in India.

 

* In absence of a lead consultant in the present manpower pool of the agency, EOI must provide details of an identified lead consultant during the application and recruitment of the consultant should be complete before the first financial disbursement. Proof of recruitment should be submitted to BIRAC prior to first financial release.

Agencies interested in the development and implementation of QMS in laboratories and animal facilities may submit their application in the prescribed online format. For proposal submission please register on BIRAC website under “Ind-CEPI: Quality Management System”.

For any queries, please contact:

Email: user-040@birac.nic.in , user-042@birac.nic.in

Announcement Date: 14-05-2021
Last Submission Date: 25-06-2021 05:00 PM

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