Workshops | How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal

Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Programme (BIRAP)

A programme of Department of Biotechnology in Partnership with ABLE & BCIL announces


Subsequent to overwhelming response of the Industry on the series of grant writing workshops organized during March 2010, BIRAP is pleased to announce a second series of one-day workshops for capacity building in partnership with Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi and Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad. The primary aim of these one day sessions is to sensitize researchers in Biotechnology Industry, in particular SMEs ans Start ups as well as the aspiring entrepreneurs on the key issues involved in writing an effective Grant Proposal to seek funding for discovery, proof of concept, translational research, validation etc. with special emphasis on the DBT supported Innovation and Industry Partnership Programmes.

About the Workshop

The Workshop shall focus on the Do’s and Don’ts of a Winning Grant Proposal. Experts will throw light on the “must Haves” for a successful proposal. Model case studies will also be presented for better understanding of the key issues.

Expected Outcome

The Industry especially the SMEs, Start ups and the young budding entrepreneurs are expected to benefit from the tips and techniques on writing winning proposals from experts which would in turn enhance their chances of getting through the Government funding schemes.

The exact venue will be communicated to be participants a week before the event.

Event Schedule

  • Delhi 11.07.2011
  • Pune 14.07.2011
  • Bangalore 16.07.2011
  • Registration Process

    Registration is open to interested candidates from Biotechnology Industry and individuals aspiring to become biotech entrepreneurs. Applications will be considered on a first cum first serve basis. Interested candidates have to send a requisition for attending the workshop in the prescribed format (available at BIRAP website) by email to

    Last date for sending the requisitions is July 01, 2011. Emails received after 1st July, 2011 shall not be entertained. Candidates will be short listed based on the company profile and/or relevance of work experience/technical experience in context of the workshop. The shortlisted candidates will be informed via email and will be required to submit a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) per candidate. The fee has to be submitted only by the shortlisted candidates in the form of demand draft, in favour of Biotech Consortium India Limited. DD should be submitted on the day of registration only and should not be sent by post in advance.

    The candidates will have to confirm their participation within 48 hours of receipt of communication to enable the registration. Only registered candidates can participate in the workshop. Please note that no cash payment shall be accepted.

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