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Information about funding agencies for research

Published on December 4, 2010

Author: deepscpn


Funding Agencies : Funding Agencies Gadade Dipak D. Shri Bhagwan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad What is funding agency? : What is funding agency? Govt. or Non-govt. body providing monetory grants for scientific research Areas- Science and Technology, Social sciences, etc. Which are different funding agencies? : Which are different funding agencies? All India Council for Technical education(AICTE) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Defence Research and Dvpt. Org. (DRDO) Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoepathy (AYUSH) Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Department of Coal (DOC) Department of Ocean Development (DOD) Department of Science and Technology (DST) Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Which are different funding agencies? : Which are different funding agencies? India Meteorological Department (IMD) Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Ministry of Comm. & I. T. (MOCIT) Dept. of I.T. Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI) Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES) Ministry of Power, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MOSJE) Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR) Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) University Grants Commission (UGC) AICTE Schemes/Fundings : AICTE Schemes/Fundings Research Promotion Schemes - Thrust areas Nationally Coordinated Projects By the networking with IIT/IISc/IIM/NIT or nationally reputed institution (Rs. 5-10 lakhs) AICTE Schemes/Fundings : AICTE Schemes/Fundings Scheme for Modernisation & Removal of Obsolescence in Tech. Education (MODROB) up to Rs 15 lakhs National Doctoral Fellowship Scheme - Scholarship @ Rs.12,000/- per month per candidate. - Contingency grant of Rs.25,000/- per annum - Overhead charges of Rs.20,000/- per annum to host institution Only in recommended institutions AICTE schemes/Fundings : AICTE schemes/Fundings Career Award for Young Teachers Upto 10,50,000/- Scheme of Entrepreneurship Dvpt. Cell Upto 2.5 lakhs Staff Dvpt. Programme – upto 7.5 lakhs Seminar Grants Travel Grants CSIR schemes/Fundings : CSIR schemes/Fundings AYUSH schemes/Fundings : AYUSH schemes/Fundings Development of AYUSH Institutions Quality Control of AYUSH Drugs Development of AYUSH Hosp. & Dispensaries Up gradation to Centers of Excellence Public Health Initiatives scheme Promotion of International Co-op. in AYUSH Extra Mural Research projects on Indian Systems of Medicine Assistance for Exchange Programme / Seminar / Conference / Workshop on AYUSH ICMR schemes/Fundings : ICMR schemes/Fundings Short Term Visiting Fellowships  Ad-hoc Research Schemes  Task-Force Projects Research Fellowships/ Associateships  - Junior Research Fellowships  - Senior Research Fellowship/Research Associate Emeritus Medical Scientist Scheme  Centres for Advanced Research  ICMR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship ICMR schemes/Fundings : ICMR schemes/Fundings Research Fellowships/Associateships Thrust Areas DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings Pharmaceuticals Research and Development Support Fund (PRDSF) Programme Soft Loan for Pharma Industrial R&D Projects Science & Engineering Research Council Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas (IRHPA) Nanoscience & Technology Initiative (NSTI) Ramanujan Fellowship JC Bose National Fellowship Ramanna Fellowships Swarnajayanti Fellowships DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and other Higher Educational Institutions (FIST) Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists (FTYS) Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science and Technology (BOYSCAST) Women Scientists Programs Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Assistance for Conferences in Abroad Seminar/Symposia Grants Drugs & Pharmaceutical Research DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings PRDSF/ Drugs & Pharmaceutical Research- upto Rs. 150 crores Dvpt. of infrastructure, mech. & linkages to facilitate new drug dvpt. Stimulate skills of HR in R&D for Pharma. Improve nations ability in critical areas of health health requirements DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings PRDSF/ DRUGS & PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH- Expenditure Sharing DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings Soft Loan for Pharma industrial R&D Loan amount up to 70% of the project cost Loan will be an unsecured carrying a simple interest of 3% on reducing amount Repayment of loan will be in 10 annual equal installments after the project period Who can submit a proposal? Areas of research support DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings DST schemes/Fundings : DST schemes/Fundings Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) Indo – US research fellowships Indo- German research fellowships (DAAD) Indo- Swiss research fellowships UGC schemes/Fundings : UGC schemes/Fundings Junior Research Fellowship Research Associateship (RA) Part-Time Research Associateship For Women Funding for Major and Minor Research Travel Grant Scheme P G Scholarship and Post Doctoral Fellowship For SC/ST Candidates Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Research Fellowship in Sciences UGC schemes/Fundings : UGC schemes/Fundings Major Research Project in Sciences including Engineering & Technology, Medical, Pharmacy Agriculture etc. - Rs. 12 lacs. Major Research Project in Humanities, Social Science, Languages, Literature, Arts, Law and allied disciplines - Rs. 10 lacs. Minor Research Project - Rs. 1 lac. UGC schemes/Fundings : UGC schemes/Fundings DBT schemes/Fundings : DBT schemes/Fundings Tata Innovation Fellowship Eligibility: Ph.D degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering; or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology/related areas Fellowship: Rs. 20,000/- in addition to regular income + Rs. 5,00,000/- contingency DBT schemes/Fundings : DBT schemes/Fundings Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship Eligibility: Ph.D. degree or equivalent in life sciences/ agriculture, bioinformatics or M.Tech. in engineering or technology/ medicine etc. and have adequate professional experience Nature of support: Fellowship: Rs.75,000/- (consolidated) p.m. Contingency: Rs.500,000 p.a. WRITING RESEARCH PROPOSAL : WRITING RESEARCH PROPOSAL What is research proposal? : What is research proposal? Detailed plan of action for scientific inquiry Systematically presents the research problem Indicates the significance of the problem Contains methods to test hypotheses Provides timetable/outline for project Provides estimated cost investment Preliminary step of research work It synthesizes current knowledge, indicates gaps in knowledge, and specifies a plan to address the problem Before you start writing… : Before you start writing… Identify problems and your needs What areas need further exploration? Will my idea lead to greater understanding or fill gap of knowledge? What you expect from project? Do you seek fellowship or emoluments from funds or want to develop facility at your orgnization? What will duration of project? How much resources (budget) will be involved in project? Before you start writing… : Before you start writing… Focus on your research project… What is topic of research? What is its importance to industry /society? Do I have necessry skills & knowledge? What is novelty and rationale of your research? What are your objectives and goals? What are hypotheses and research methods? Which are statistical validation tools? What is type of research? (Expt. /clinical research) Will my study have patentability or publication ability? Before you start writing… : Before you start writing… Which funding agency will be interested in funding this study? Components of Research Proposal : Components of Research Proposal Title Page of Research Summary/Abstract Introduction Background Goals and Objectives Plan of work/Outline Methodology Budget Appendices Selected References Title of Research Project : Title of Research Project Check specifications of funding agency (if any) It should be clear, unambiguous and focus reflection of project Use only single sentence with min. words 1.Formulation development & Evaluation of fast dissolving tablets of Granisetron HCl using different superdisntegrating agents 2. Fast dissolving tablets of Granisetron HCl Include signature of key peoples of organization [and collaborating group (if any)] Summary/Abstract of Project : Summary/Abstract of Project Check specifications of funding agency (if any) Describe briefly purpose, background, hypothesis(es), importance, methodology and expected outcomes Describe briefly probable contributions to field knowledge and health outcomes from research Introduction/ Background : Introduction/ Background Statement of problem Scope of problem (Why it is widespread, serious and important) Review of relevant literature (Papers/Patents) Rationale based on literature review Scientific significance & uniqueness Novelty and originality Relationship with thrust areas of agency Long term uses & contribution to field Goals and Objectives : Goals and Objectives Goals- What is to be accomplished largely? (Non-measurable) Objectives- What is to be accomplished specifically? (Very measurable, focused & feasible) Plan of work/Outline : Plan of work/Outline Project broken into several smaller time -bound steps/ tasks Methodology : Methodology Working Hypotheses Institutional Approval Research Design Sampling plan Variables Data collection Statistical Considerations Probable limitations & Alternate methodology Budget : Budget Financial plans and priorities for a specified time frame Funding requested for each year Justification for requested funds Personnel (salary and benefits), Consultants (salary), Equipment, Materials, Communication (telephone/ postage), Travel, Rental of facilities, Evaluation, Indirect costs, Other expenses, etc. Appendices (Not limited to following points) : Appendices (Not limited to following points) Brief biodata P.I. and Co-P.I. Reprints of publications/patents Equipments (Available and required) No objection certificate/ Endorsement of host organization/ Govt. bodies IAEC/CPCSEA clearence Selected References : Selected References Vancouver System Ref. cited in text with superscript Arabic no. Ref. list numbered consecutively as given in text Author, Initials., Title of article. Title abbreviation of Journal Year; Volume number (Issue/Part number): Page numbers. Parkin DM, Clayton D, Black RJ. Childhood Leukaemia in Europe after Chernobyl: five year follow-up. Br J Cancer1996;73(6):1006-12 Selected References : Selected References Harvard System Ref. cited in text with primary author's last name and year of publication Ref. list is arranged alphabetically by author’s names. Author, Initials., Year. Title of article. Full Title of Journal, Volume number (Issue No.), Page numbers. Annas, G.J. (1997), 'New drugs for acute respiratory distress syndrome', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 337, no. 6, pp. 435-439. Slide 40: Read… Revise. Revise.. Revise… Finalize.. Submit before deadline… YOU GOT THE GRANT… : YOU GOT THE GRANT…

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