IGSTC supports 2+2 Projects involving industry, academia and research partners, Indo-German Joint Workshops and Industrial Fellowships targeted to young researchers in India to get exposure at German industrial set up in Germany. These are major programmes and grants are disbursed after due procedures and processes with a specific time frame.
The German and Indian “Engineering, Academic & Research” (EAR) community is large and exceeds half a million in numbers. However, our existing programme lines are defined and do not offer the possibility to provide quick assistance to kick off ad-hoc opportunities. There are several other modes & initiatives which require minor funding that the EAR community could utilize to formulate and collaborate for enhancing Indo-German S&T collaboration.
IGSTC can support such initiatives for quick turnaround decisions to address this gap. Through this initiative, support will be given for a proposal that requires modest funding and has the potential to embark on good bilateral Indo-German collaboration.
To support seed/modest funding for proposals towards:
The specific areas/categories may include but not be limited to the following: