Indo-German R&D projects Proposal 2019 by DST and DAAD
Designation/Position- Indo-German R&D projects
DST, India and DAAD, Germany invites application for Indo-German R&D projects from eligible and interested candidates
About- The ’Project-based Personnel Exchange Programme’(PPP) is a bilateral research
promotion programme which is the result of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concluded in 1998 between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Indo-German R&D projects
|DAAD receives funds for implementing the programme through a budget allocation|
made by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). On the Indian
side, the programme is funded by Government of India through the Department of
Science and Technology (DST).
Research/Job Area- Agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, forestry, engineering, earth sciences, mathematics, theoretical computer science, informatics, medicine, life sciences, health sciences, animal sciences, nutritional medicine, physics, material sciences and chemistry
Location- Public funded research institutes in India and Germany
|University professors, scientists/researchers and post-doctoral researchers from|
German and Indian universities and those in permanent positions at public funded
research institutes are eligible to apply.
The programme is open to academics in the disciplines of agricultural sciences,
veterinary medicine, forestry, engineering, earth sciences, mathematics, theoretical
computer science, informatics, medicine, life sciences, health sciences, animal sci
ences, nutritional medicine, physics, material sciences and chemistry.
|The pre-requisite for application is a concrete and precise scientific research project|
proposal of high quality, on which academics from both countries jointly, and to the
extent possible complementarily, want to work on.
It would not suffice just to describe scientific problems of a general nature which both research groups are interested in.
|The basic funding for the project (personnel and material costs on both sides) must|
be secured by own funds or by third party funding.
|The research group on each side should consist of a project leader and up to two|
doctoral students or post-doctoral researchers.
The total number of participants in the project on both sides should not exceed three from each side.
|Application shall be considered by DST and DAAD only if a parallel application has|
been submitted simultaneously by the Indian and German partner to DST and
The project proposal must be clearly described in, the concrete tasks that would be undertaken by the German group and those by the Indian partner.
|The scientific contents of the proposal must be common from both sides.|
|A project, if jointly approved, shall be funded for a maximum period of two years.|
How to Apply-
|Only ONE original hardcopy of the proposal, in prescribed format attached, duly|
forwarded by Head of the Institute / University must be submitted to DST.
A soft copy (in a single soft file in PDF or MS-word format) as email attachment must
also be sent to [email protected]
Please do not include scan pages in the soft copy of the proposal.
Advance copies of the proposals shall not be considered in any case.
|The German partner needs to submit the application online as mentioned at|
https://portal.daad.de/irj/portal while the Indian partners need to submit ONE original
hard copy of the application as per the format available at https://onlinedst.gov.in
Last Date for Apply– 6 August 2019