Applications invited for various Programmes under Kerala Biotechnology Commission

Biotechnology Innovations For Rural Development (BIRD)

A scheme to support training or operate demonstration projects to promote rural innovation for developing Biotech based products and to promote/popularize the use of biotechnological process and tools for creating employment opportunities in rural areas. Projects will be supported in various areas of Biotechnology like (a) Plant Tissue Culture (low cost) (b) Bio-pesticide Production (c) Bio-fertilizers (d) Mushroom cultivation (e) Pharmaceutical and Health Products (f) Solid Waste Recycling/Vermicomposting(g) Post-Harvest Technology (h) Algal Biotechnology (i) Biofuel and biogas (j) Fermented food processing( k) Natural fibre production with biotechnological interventions.

Applications invited for Biotechnology Innovations For Rural Development ( Last Date : 31.01.2022): Apply Here

Kerala Biotechnology Re-Entry Fellowship (K-BiREF)

A fellowship programme to attract well-trained and highly skilled researchers with good track record (Indian nationals) working abroad in various frontier areas in biotechnology (biomedical sciences, agriculture, veterinary science, bioengineering, energy, environment, bioinformatics and other related areas) to research and academic institutions in Kerala, by providing them an attractive opportunity to pursue research and development in biotechnology. Applications will be screened by an expert committee and shortlisted candidates are interviewed.

Online Applications Invited for Kerala Biotechnology Re-Entry Fellowship (K-BiREF) ( Last Date : 31.01.2022): Apply Here

Bioentrepreneurship Certification Programme

The programme to attract biotechnology students who are pursuing or have completed UG / PG courses in Biotechnology and allied subjects towards entrepreneurship; by providing them the knowledge about the entire venture creation process, from ideas generation to build viable innovation driven businesses and mentoring them to have their own ventures. KBC partners with biotech-based start-ups / industries in the state in conducting the programme.

Online Applications Invited for Bioentrepreneurship Certification Programme ( Last Date : 31.01.2022): Apply Here

Industry Linked Biotechnology Research Scheme

The Scheme facilitates Academia-Industry interaction by undertaking projects in collaboration with an industrial partner which should result in commercializing the product or process or service. The selection is through a peer-review mechanism and evaluation by an expert committee.

Online Applications Invited for Industry Linked Biotechnology Research Scheme ( Last Date : 10.02.2022): Apply Here

Young Investigators Programme In Biotechnology

Young Investigators Programme In Biotechnology (YIPB)

Young researchers are supported to pursue their innovation and research in emerging and frontline areas of research in Biotechnology, in any branch of biotechnology related to medical, agriculture, veterinary, environment, marine, industrial or bioresources. The young researchers are selected based on peer-review and through evaluation by expert committee.

Online Applications Invited for Young Investigators Programme In Biotechnology (Last Date : 10.02.2022): Apply Here


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