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CDTI INDIA - Indo-spanish 6th CFP DBT

Deadline: 27th March 2020

This information is from the Science & Technology Department of the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi (India)


6th INDO – SPANISH Call for proposals in BIOTECHNOLOGY

The present Call is launched in the frame of the Joint Programme for Cooperation signed by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI-E.P.E., Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, Spain) on November 22nd, 2011. The objective of the joint Indo-Spanish programme is to promote and fund market - driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-led R&D&I collaborative projects in the field of biotechnology.

For more information and accessing the call’s complete text, please go to the following links:

The joint call for proposals aims to launch ambitious joint projects of a high international standard between Indian and Spanish organizations. Potential projects will be funded by DBT in India and CDTI in Spain.

  • Project features

The project needs to be oriented towards developing or significantly improving a business-led, innovative product, process or service.
The call is open for R&D&I cooperation projects in the following areas:
·       Health biotechnology
·       Industrial biotechnology
·       Nano-biotechnology
·       Agro biotechnology
·       Biofuels
·       Bioenergy
·       Bioinformatics
·       Biomedical engineering
·       Other biotechnology areas

  • Eligibility criteria

It needs to include participation of, at least, one Spanish industrial partner and one Indian company or research institute.
The Spanish company could also collaborate with other Spanish organizations (tech centres, universities, research centers or others).

  • Timeline

Launch of Call for Proposals: 12th December 2019.
Deadline for submission of completed applications: 27th March 2020.
Release of resultsApril - September 2020

We hope you find this information useful and we encourage diffusion to potentially interested departments or institutions.
We remain at your disposal for any further clarification or question concerning this call for proposals, as well as offering support for identification of potential technological partners. For this purpose, please fill the attached partner search form.
Kind regards,
Science & Technology Department
Embassy of Spain in New Delhi, India