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E-YUVA Scheme: BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for under graduate students)

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The scheme “Empowering Youth for Undertaking Value Added Innovative Translational Research (E-YUVA)” is started by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) to promote a culture of applied research and need-oriented (societal or industry) entrepreneurial innovation among young students and researchers. The scheme provides funding support (through fellowship and research grant), technical and business mentoring, exposure to bio incubation model, orientation to an entrepreneurial culture, etc. to students at various levels including undergraduates, post-graduates, and post-doctoral.
The scheme provides support under the following two categories:
• BIRAC’s Innovation Fellows (for post graduates and above)
• BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for under graduate students)
BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows (for under graduate students):
BIRAC’s E-YUVA Fellows shall apply as a team and pursue their research work at their College/University labs and will also be allowed access to facilities at EYC and EYC Knowledge Partners as and when required. It will be mandatory for all the fellows to spend 3-4 weeks at EYC/EYC Knowledge Partner during their fellowship period.
Areas covered:
BIRAC encourages interdisciplinary proposals from any stream that can help the conversion of innovative ideas into biotech products and technologies in any of the above fields.
Nature of Proposals supported:
Proposal should:
  • be original
  • apply interdisciplinary knowledge
  • aim at the development of innovative Biotech products/technologies with societal/commercial potential
Number and Duration of Fellowship:
  • Each EYC will support up to 5 teams with upto 5 students each every year.
  • Fellowship is provided for a period of 12 months.
Expected Deliverable:
  • Create a culture of innovation at the Undergraduate student level in academic Institutions.
  • Capacity building at the UG level
  • Opportunity creation and access for Biotech Entrepreneurship facilitated by BIRAC
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