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"The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is an £80 million initiative funded equally by The Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, India. The broad aim of the India Alliance is to build excellence in the Indian biomedical scientific community by supporting future leaders in the field."


 DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance) is an independent, dynamic public charity that funds research in health and biomedical sciences in India. India Alliance invests in transformative ideas and supportive research ecosystems to advance discovery and innovation to improve health and well-being. India Alliance is funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Wellcome Trust, UK.

Follow India Alliance’s ten-year journey - Decade of Discovery - at the commemorative webpage

Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships

Early Career Fellowships For postdoctoral scientists who wish to undertake high-quality research and establish themselves as independent researchers i...

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Clinical and Public Health Research Fellowships

The India Alliance established the Clinical and Public Health (CPH) Fellowships Programme in 2014. Applications for the CPH Fellowships are invited through a...

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Competition Deadlines

Intermediate Fellowships:

30 July 2020, 2:00 pm IST:

Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships

Senior Fellowships:

30 July 2020, 2:00 pm IST:

Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships

Team Science Grant:

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Our Fellows

Dr Arun K

The passion to know more about my fellow beings and to serve them was fulfilled when I was involved in managing and f...

Dr Nikhil Patkar

I completed my MD in Pathology from AFMC, Pune as a raw recruit drawn into the world of surgical pathology. I had no ...

Dr Gagandeep Kaur Walia

I am trained in human biology (biological anthropology) which helps me understand the dynamic interactions between hu...

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Tripartite Agreement between DBT, CRUK, and India Alliance for the Affordable Approaches to Cancer Initiative

  Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Cancer Research UK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a Cancer ..

India-EU Research and Innovation - Towards A Next Generation Influenza Vaccine

The European Union (EU) and India have agreed on a flagship call topic for international cooperation on the next generation influenza vaccine aiming at advan..

Researcher mobility funds to promote collaboration among African and Indian scientists

Application Deadline: 4 October 2019 The Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF), a fund to promote collaboration between African and Indian scienti..

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