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Newton Bhabha Fund - Researcher Link Workshop 2020




Newton Bhabha Fund Researcher Link Workshop Grant 2020









Funding opportunity for leading researchers in India and the UK



British Council through Newton Bhabha Fund in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology (DBT) announces Researcher Links Workshop Grant 2020 which is designed to promote international development- relevant research and professional development of early career researchers. The programme gives financial support to bring together a UK and India cohort of early career researchers in a workshop with a potential for long term sustainability.

Who can apply for Workshop Grant?

Not for profit higher education institutions or publicly funded research organisations that have Leading or Established Researchers are eligible to apply as Lead institutions.

  • Leading or Established Researchers from above mentioned category of institutions can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the European commission - download information here ).
  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK, and one from India.
  • Please click here for full details.

Priority areas

Applications are invited in the following priority areas:

A. Agriculture and allied areas

B. Environment and Circular Bio-economy

C. Biotechnology-education: research/policy for accelerated development of the sector

D. Health

E. Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning in

Focus areas for each of the above category is available here

Support for finding the UK partner

University UK International (UUKi) offers a partner matching service to help connect Newton partner country researchers to potential UK partners for Researcher Link workshop Grant call. Those who would like assistance with finding a UK partner can complete UUKi’s Partner Request Form on the UUKi website, before 11 May 2020. UUKi is then able to suggest UK researchers or research groups which have similar research interests and expertise.

Please visit here for full call details