India UK Research Workshop 2019 Proposals by DST-UKIERI
Designation/Position- India UK Research Workshop 2019 Proposals
DST-UKIERI invites application for India UK Research Workshop 2019 Proposals from eligible and interested candidates
About- The themes proposed for this call have a context in two recent dialogues – India-UK Joint
Statement during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK on April 18, 2018 as part
of the Commonwealth Heads of the Government meeting and UK India Science and Innovation
Policy Dialogue on April 23, 2018. UKIERI supports research partnerships and workshop themes
with core societal benefit outcomes across both countries. India UK Research Workshop
Research/Job Area- Cyber Physical System, Water Management, Alternate Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Waste Management and Urban Design and others
Under this call, UKIERI would give priority to the following research and innovation challenges. Multidisciplinary proposals are welcome and may include elements of social impact studies with a quantitative approach. The proposed challenge areas are as follows:
I. Cyber Physical System: Data Science, Cyber security, Artificial Intelligence, and allied
II. Water Management and improving its Access and Quality
III. Alternative Energy: Solar and other alternative energy like tidal, wave and wind
IV. Affordable and Preventive Health Care – other than pharmaceutical formulation development. It can include themes like portable diagnostic devices / equipment for better reach and access.
V. Specialized and Advance Manufacturing
VI. Waste management and Urban Design
Location- Higher education institutions in Indian and UK
Job/Position Description- The aim of UKIERI-DST Partnership Development Workshops is to help researchers from both countries to come together and provide an overview of developments and trends on mutual themes of interest, share their research findings and explore joint collaborations and partnerships. In addition, the workshops aim to Support international development-relevant research. Workshops will support new, emerging, and under-researched areas relevant to themes named in this call document in Section 2 Disciplines Covered.
The workshop can take place in campuses of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) in India or
in the UK or in their approved venues.
|i.||Duration of the Workshops:|
The minimum duration of a workshop is 2 days and the maximum duration is 5 days.
Timing of the Workshops:
Proposals must mention workshops dates anytime between 20th October 2019 and 20th
iii. Role of Workshop’s Lead Coordinators:
Both India and UK Coordinators would submit an online application form in the prescribed
format to DST and UKIERI respectively
Each workshop should include maximum of 20 participants, with 15 participants from the host country and 5 participants from sending country.
The level of grant funding available for each workshop is up to GBP 15,000 for UK side and up to
INR 10 Lakhs for India side.
It is suggested to have six broad budget categories: International travel, Domestic travel,
Subsistence, Event costs/organization expenses per day, Additional costs, and Admin costs at
the following permissible limits.
How to Apply- The project applied for, must be a joint submission by the UK and Indian teams, through their institutions.
The application submitted must be endorsed by competent authorities in Lead Coordinators’ institutions from the UK and India.
Applications submitted on both portals (GMT portal and DST online portal) will only be considered.
Indian coordinator is required to submit application on DST portal.
Applications submitted on both portals will only be considered. Indian coordinators must submit
application form along with all Annexures, in a single file on the DST portal.
Dr. Sulakshana Jain
Department of Science & Technology
Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi- 110016
Email: [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 22 July 2019
|1.||Date of advertisement for call for proposals||22 May 2019|
|2.||Date for application support webinars||Between 10 – 19 June 2019|
|3.||Last date for receipt of queries related to|
submission of proposal
|19 July 2019|
|4.||Last date for submission of proposals on|
British Council’s Grant Mobility Tool (GMT)
and DST online portal
|22 July 2019|
|5.||Last date for submission of hard copies at|
|29 July 2019|
|6.||Eligibility check of proposals for final|
|5 September 2019|
|7.||Date of results of finally selected proposals|
declared on British Council / UKIERI’s website
|30 September 2019|