Funding for Indo-Finnish collaboration: Innovative health and well-being solutions for all

Tekes and the Indian Department of Biotechnology (DBT) will jointly fund Indo-Finnish R&D and innovation cooperation. Funding is available for both industrial projects and projects of research organisations. Collaborative projects between industry and academia are encouraged. In case of academic research, projects that engage a technology developer and a technology end-user/first customer are strongly recommended.
Utlysningsperiod: on 13.05.2015 - to 17.09.2015

The aim is to launch ambitious joint projects of a high international standard that address a specific Indian or global need and have a high commercial potential and lead to societal benefits.

Successful projects will be funded by Tekes in Finland, and by DBT in India.

In this call, Tekes favours projects in the field of the Bits of Health 2014–2018 and the BEAM – Business with impact 2015–2019 Programme.

The joint projects must meet the requirements of the funding organisations. In the Finnish part of the project, the general funding terms of Tekes will be applied, and in the Indian part of the project, the general funding terms of DBT will be applied.

Timetable of the call

Launch of the call: 13 May 2015
Dead-line for project proposals: 17 September 2015
Funding decisions: end of December 2015