Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR)/
Centre Franco-Indien pour la Promotion de la Recherche Avancée (CEFIPRA)

CEFIPRA supports high quality research groups through collaborative research projects in advanced areas of basic and applied science to nurture scientific competency through Collaborative Scientific Research Programme.

In accordance with the updated CSRP guidelines, CEFIPRA has established two annual Calls for Proposals:

a Thematic Call and a General Call.

Thematic proposals will receive priority consideration for the January 15th deadline each year.

Proposals submitted under the General Call, covering all identified S&T areas of CEFIPRA, will be considered for the July 15th deadline each year.

Following are Thematic Areas for January 2024 deadline (Call for Proposal *Open)

1.  Advanced Digital Technologies:

 (Supercomputing, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence)

 2. Life Sciences:

(Cancer Studies, Neurosciences, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Engineering, Public Health, Medical Waste Treatment Technology, Biotechnology, and One Health Approach for Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance)

3. Allied Areas:

(Renewable & Clean Energy Technologies, (Solar and Wind Power), Energy Efficient Transport and Logistics)

4. Sustainability Management of Health, Water, Agriculture, or Environment

(Food Safety, Climate Change, Agroecological Farming, Sustainable Buildings, Circular Economy, Plastic , Marine Science and Ecological Science, Biodiversity, Pollution)

Eligibility to Apply

Principal Collaborators and Joint Collaborators (Indian & French) should have permanent position in an Indian or French University/R&D Institution. They should meet national level eligibility criteria with respect to the operation of grants and age of retirement. ORCID/ResearcherID is mandatory for submission of proposal under the programme.

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