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Australia India Strategic Research Programme

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The AISRF provides grants for collaborative research projects with Indian partners. For Round 13 of the AISRF, your project must involve research in a COVID-19 focused priority area and must be mutually beneficial for Australia and India with outcomes that contribute to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your project must be in a priority area. The priority areas for Round 13 – COVID 19 Collaborative Research Projects are:

Indo-Australian Science & Technology Fund (administered by DST in India)

  • Antiviral coatings, other preventive technologies
  • Data analytics, modelling, Artificial Intelligence applications
  • Screening and diagnostic testing

Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund (administered by DBT in India)

  • Development of immunotherapeutics
  • Development of animal model/in vitromodel for vaccine development
  • Assay development and validation for testing of vaccines and therapeutics
  • Viral genomics and bioinformatics

$ Available: Up to $600 000.00

Eligibility:  To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number

and be one of the following entities:

  • a publicly funded research organisation (as defined in section 14 of the grant opportunity guidelines)
  • a Cooperative Research Centre
  • an Australian State/Territory Government agency or body.

Key Dates: Closes 2 July 2020


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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