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BIRAC invites proposals from Biotech Start-ups and Individual Entrepreneurs with innovative ideas having potential for commercialization. Eligible entities include:

  • Startup age allowed for a registered company/ LLP incorporated under BIG w.e.f 1st Aug 2020: 5 years
  • Scientists, Faculty, Research Scholars, Graduates in any discipline incubating/ intend to incubate at a BioIncubator


BIG scheme allows only online submission of proposals. For proposal submission please register on the BIRAC website under “BIG User”. User registration is open round the clock. For further details on the scheme, eligibility criteria, FAQs, and registration log on to www.birac.nic.in.

Note: Prior recipients of BIG grant are ineligible


Proposal Submission:

Opens: 1st January 2021  Closes: 15th February 2021 (05:30 PM)

For any queries, please contact:

Email : harshitha.aidea@naarm.in / coo.aidea@naarm.in
Phone : +91 90108 39295 / 040 – 24581 262/427


User manual for how to apply BIG Scheme: Link Here

FAQs (BIG Scheme): Link Here

Registration guidelines for BIG Scheme(Company/Individual): Link Here