Deadline: 16 January 2017
The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT) and the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) have jointly announced a call for proposals during 2016-2017 to promote Indo-Swedish research and innovation cooperation. The goal of the programme is to support long-term Indo-Swedish research and innovation collaboration in the field of Health.
- Medical diagnostics: Addressing and improving needs of understanding health, disease and disease processes at all ages including pre-natal, to develop new and more effective medical diagnostics.
- Medical devices: Addressing innovative solutions for diagnosis, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, that could improve health and quality of life for patients, disabled persons and their families and contribute to addressing the sustainability of healthcare systems.
- Antimicrobial resistance – Innovative treatment, diagnostics and preventive strategies: Development of agents with novel antibacterial mechanisms or which re-sensitize resistant bacteria to conventionalantibiotics.
- eHealth for OneHealth: Novel IT-based solutions for patient’s ability to monitor and track health status, to easier connect and communicate with health care services or to better comply with treatment.
- Innovative food, improving health promotion and disease prevention: Addressing sustainable solutions for a changing life style, disease prevention and nutritional demands or new innovative foods by relating to behavioral, metabolic, epidemiological and nutritional
- The programme is open to Indian and Swedish industry, researchers and public or private nonprofit institutions that develop and perform R&D activities. This includes universities and other academic institutions, research institutions, hospitals, non- governmental organisations and public foundations.
- Applicants must be able to show an engagement and track record in advanced innovation and R&D activities.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must download the proposal form via given website.
Eligible Countries: India and Sweden
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.