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India-Taiwan Programme of Cooperation In Science & Technology 2016
India-Taiwan Programme of Cooperation In Science & Technology 2016

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RFP Opening Date24-Jun-2016

RFP Closing Date24-Sep-2016 17:30 Hrs.

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Programme Summary :

The Department of Science & Technology (DST) and the Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST) of Taiwan, has launched a joint Call For Proposal 2016. Both agencies will be nodal agencies to implement the Programme of Cooperation between India and Taiwan, and currently inviting joint research proposals for support under Indo-Taiwan S&T cooperation programme. This programme will extend financial support to the scientists and researchers in India to carry out various research and scientific experimentation and exchange of innovative thoughts with their Taiwanese counterpart in the defined areas (as announced) to meaningfully contributes towards the industrial developmental activities.


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Priority areas for joint R&D projects
Projects for financial support in the following broad subject areas will be supported:

  • New material for sustainable energy and storage devices.
  • Health care including functional genomics, drug development and biomedical devices.
  • Earth atmosphere and ocean sciences including disaster management.
  • Digital technology for societal applications and cloud computing.
  • Agriculture and Food sciences.
  • Eligibility Criteria? Who is eligible to apply
    • Programme is open to all Scientists, Engineers, faculty, researchers, young scientists from public funded research institutes and academic institutions in India and Taiwan, engaged in advance research in the above referred areas. The participation of private industry from both is encouraged and welcome to be partner in the project. However, private companies shall have to bring their own funding for their research work/component in the project. No funding is available to private companies from Indian as well as Taiwanese side.

  • GENERAL GUIDELINES/INFORMATION
      • The project would necessarily have to be developed jointly by the scientists/ research institution on both sides, duly forwarded by the Heads of the respective institutions.  The participation of private industry from both sides is encouraged and welcome to be partner in the project. However, private companies shall have to bring their own funding for their research work/component in the project. No funding is available to private companies from Indian as well as Taiwanese side.
      • The visiting party will meet the expenditure on international and domestic (inter-city) air travel.  The receiving party will meet the expenditure on local hospitality for boarding, lodging and local ground transportation of the visiting scientists for a specified number of days/persons to be decided by the two parties on a case-by-case basis.  
      • Normally, two visits per year from each side would be permitted. The duration of visits would be max 60 days per year for junior scientists and max of 30 days per year for Sr. Scientists. One visit is defined as a visit by a scientist/ expert to partner country.
      • Only one visit per year will be permitted for each participating scientists.
      • Only one research proposal from one researcher / applicant shall be considered at a time.
      • No requests for extension (with or without additional cost) of the project beyond 3 years duration shall be considered.
      • Institute over-head charges shall be payable to Indian grantee Institutes @5% of the non-travel expenses/ costs which may change at the sole discretion of the funding parties.
  • Financial support
    • Financial support is available in the form of extending mobility support to the scientists/researchers from India. Normally 2 visits (up-to 30 and 60 days each) per year from each side for max of 3 years would be allowed. Some additional incremental funding on account of scientific manpower (JRF/SRF/RA etc.); scientific minor equipment/ accessories (max of Rs. 5.0 lac); chemicals/ consumables/ accessories (upto Rs 3.0 lac per year) is also available under the scheme. However, support for capital equipments is NOT available under the scheme.

  • Indian agencies would support the following expenses:
      • International Travel expenses/ exchange visits of the Indian Scientist/Researcher from India to Taiwan with related expenses
      • Local Hospitality and Accommodation expenses of the Taiwanese Scientist/Researcher visiting India
      • Incremental funding on account of Scientific Manpower (JRF/SRF/RA etc); Chemicals/ Consumables/Accessories; Scientific Minor Equipment (but not Capital Equipment).
  • Last date and submission of applications
      • The Joint project proposals may be submitted by the Indian partner to GITA and by the Taiwanese partners to MOST in the prescribed format.
      • Up to 10 joint research projects would be supported against the present call and the likely date for start of the projects is 20th June 2016.
  • Indian project partner may submit the original copy of the application to:
      • Contact nodal officer from DST - Dr. Chadaram Sivaji, Scientist-F, International Bilateral Cooperation Division, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road ,New Delhi 110 016 India, Emailsivaji@nic.in
      • Submission to - Ms. Deepanwita Mukherjee/Ms. Anjali Bhadola, Global Innovation and Technology Alliance (GITA), IGSSS Building, 4th Floor, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003 (Tel: +91 -42888004/ 42888002),Email:deepanwita.mukherjee@gita.org.in/anjali.bhadola@gita.org.in)
  • Taiwanese project partner may submit the original copy of the application to:
      • Taiwanese partner may submit the application online to the Ministry of Science and Technology according to the procedure outlined in the MOST's announcement, and address to:

        Dr. Louis Chen, Program Director, Department of International Cooperation and Science Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan Tel: +886-(0)2-27377959 / Fax: +886-(0)2-27377607; Email:ymchen@most.gov.tw


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CONTACT US
India (DST)

Dr. Chadaram Sivaji
Email : sivaji@nic.in

India (GITA)

Ms. Deepanwita Mukherjee
Phone : +91-42888004

Ms. Anjali Bhadola
Phone : +91-42888002

Taiwan (TAIPEI)

Dr. Louis Chen
Phone : +886-(0)2-27377959

Contact Us

Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA)


4th Floor, IGSSS Building, 28 Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003, INDIA.

Tel: +91 11 4288 8000
Fax: +91 11 4288 8003
Email: gita@gita.org.in