Empanelment of Experts on Environmental and Health Risk Management under DBT-BIRAC, National Biopharma Mission – Program Management Unit at BIRAC, New Delhi, India
Applications are invited for empanelment of experts in the National Bio-Pharma Mission for conducting environmental site visits and review of quarterly environmental reports of the projects funded under the mission.
The National Biopharma Mission is an Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for Accelerating Early Development for Biopharmaceuticals; to be implemented by Biotechnology Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)-a Public Sector Undertaking of DBT
Approved by the Government for implementation at a total cost US$ 250 million the Mission is co-funded 50% with World Bank loan assistance.
The Mission Programme is a Pan-India Programme with the main aim of making India a hub for design and development of novel, affordable and effective biopharmaceutical products and solutions. This Program would aid in enhancing India’s innovation research and product development capabilities, especially by focusing on development of vaccines, biologics and medical devices for combating public health concerns. The Program would aid academic researchers (through enhancing their translation capability); empower bio-entrepreneurs and SMEs (by decreased cost and risk during early stages of product development) and the industry (by elevating their innovation quotient). Anticipated long term impact would benefit the Indian population at large benefit due to availability of affordable solutions and products relevant to Indian health needs.
More details about the Mission Programme can be seen at website BIRAC (Mission Document)
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) a Public Sector Undertaking of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, and Government of India has been entrusted the responsibility of implementing this Program. It will house the Program Management Unit (PMU) that would work as an operational and functional arm to oversee and monitor program implementation.
The qualifications and experience required and other terms and conditions for empanelment are given below:
Experience: More than 15 years of experience either with Central Pollution Control Board or as demonstrated through work experience with other agencies.
Fee: Fee etc. on engagement of experts after empanelment will be paid as per mission norms
The accommodation and travel expenditure will be met by the PMU, BIRAC. Interested experts may send their CVs for consideration to Mission Director, PMU, NBM, BIRAC at firstname.lastname@example.org