S & T Funding Opportunities
Grants & Schemes
The India Science, Technology and Innovation Portal (ISTI) is a one stop window for information about developments in India on science, technology and innovation and has a database for funding opportunities HERE
Innovation Challenges & Opportunities
The STARTUP India portal is India's largest online entrepreneurship platform allows startups to network, access free tools & resources and participate in programs & challenges. Their collation of challenges and opportunities can be found HERE
Some On-going Opportunities (last updated 25/06/2021)
Public Funding Opportunities
1 – DST - SUBMISSION OF PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE For ADVANCED HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELL ADVANCED HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELL PROGRAMME, Deadline – 30th July 2021
2 – IRHPA call for establishing SERB Centres on AI-based Earth Systems Modelling, Deadline - 23rd July 2021
3 – IFCPAR - Collaborative Scientific Research Programme, Deadline – 15th July 2021
Non-Public Funding Opportunities
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