To Facilitate Academia-Industry Interaction
CRS applies innovation as a coherent plan to deliver academic capabilities of translational research towards product development. It aims to enable validation of academia research that has commercialisation potential and to engage the contract research and manufacturing (CRAMS) industry to carry out the validation of a process or a prototype.
Features of CRS:
Who can apply?
Academia* has to be the Primary Applicant with one or more partners of which at least one is a company** having DSIR** recognized in-house R&D unit. The proposers if so required can opt for additional partners from another Industry and/or academia
CRS Project Funding:
Up till now, under 7 calls, 181 proposals have been received, having 198 Academia and 193 Industries partners. 17 have been approved for funding and 13 contracts has been signed under the CRS scheme. Grant money amounting to 3074 lakhs) has been approved and 1863 Lakhs has been released
Call for proposals
There are two call for proposals in a year :
For Contract Services there should be a clear justification for services to be outsourced.