BIRAC
 2nd Call for the Establishment of New E-YUVA Centres Results Announced        List of selected E-YUVA Fellow (2nd Call)        List of selected Innovation Fellow (2nd Call)       List of selected E-YUVA Fellow (1st Call)        List of selected Innovation Fellow (1st Call)     
 

About the scheme:

 

E-YUVA scheme is mandated to promote a culture of applied research and need-oriented (societal or industry) entrepreneurial innovation among young students and researchers. The scheme provides funding support(through fellowship and research grant), technical and business mentoring,exposure to bioincubation model, orientation to entrepreneurial culture etc. to students at various levels including undergraduates, post-graduates and post-doctoral.

 

This BIRAC’s scheme is implemented through dedicated hubs called E-YUVA Centers (EYCs) housed within the University/Institute set up and mentored by a BIRAC BioNEST supported bio-incubator. EYCs act as anchors and extend requisite support and mentoring to students. Each EYC has a BIRAC supported pre-incubation space which offers infrastructure and equipment for basic research and experimentation by selected students. Advanced research needs are fulfilled through bio-incubator connect.

 

The scheme provides support under following two categories:

  • BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows (for post graduates and above).
  • BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for under graduate students).
  

BIRAC supported EYCs encompass the following:

  • Pre-incubation space (3,000 sq. ft. or more).
  • Manage Fellowships for students as per categories mentioned above.
  • Conduct Entrepreneurial Awareness Workshops for students.

 

E-Yuva Knowledge Partner

For the mentoring of Innovation Fellows and for providing overall guidance to EYCs,

  

BIRAC’s Innovation & E-Yuva Fellows:

The scheme provides support under following two categories:

 

  • BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows (for post graduates and above)
  • BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for under graduate students)

 

Fellows will be selected through National level application and shortlisting process in collaboration with EYCs and EYC knowledge partners.

 

Areas covered

BIRAC Innovation Fellowship proposals can be submitted in any domain including Healthcare, Lifesciences, Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Drugs, Vaccines, Drug Formulations and delivery systems, Industrial Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture, Secondary agriculture, Waste Management, Sanitation, Clean Energy and Artificial Intelligence/IoT/ Automation with application in any of these areas.  

 

BIRAC encourages interdisciplinary proposals from any stream that can help conversion of innovative ideas into biotech products and technologies in any of the above fields.

Active Calls



(For any query or assistance regarding application process, kindly contact EYUVA centers).

BIRAC’s EYUVA Centres