Biotechnology Ignition Grant
BIG is the flagship programme of BIRAC, which provides the right admixture of fuel and support to young startups and entrepreneurial individuals. BIG is the largest early stage biotech funding programme in india. Funding grant of upto INR 50 Lakhs (USD 70,000 approx) to best in class innovative ideas to build and refine idea to proof-of-concept.
Who can apply
2. Any Indian startup less than 5 years old.
What can you get
How to Apply
The call for proposal is announced twice a year:
- 1st Jan-15th February
- 1st July- 15th August
The BIG Scheme is currently managed through 8 BIG Partners across the country who works with the Ignition grantees (BIG Innovators) to provide mentoring, monitoring, networking and other business development related activities.