India Research Management Initiative
Towards creating robust research ecosystems in India to address global challenges
The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance has now launched the India Research Management Initiative (IRMI), on the completion of its pilot phase, with a mission to strengthen research ecosystems in India by building capacity for research management and creating a community of practice. These are the foundational steps in creating robust research ecosystems in India that support knowledge creation and innovation for addressing global challenges.
IRMI Funding Opportunities
A set of funding opportunities aimed at building institutional research management capacity at Indian research institutions and for facilitating career development of Indian Research Managers and Administrators are now available and open to applications.
IRMI Research Management Fellowships
This is a combined mentored Fellowship and institutional strengthening program for research institutions seeking to establish or expand their research office activities. Application submission deadline is 30 November 2019.
IRMI Institutional Grants
This is a grant for research institutions seeking to develop a unique research management solution for addressing institutional requirements. This funding can also be used for creating new resources, supporting learning visits (in the area of research management) to other institutions, supporting researcher/research manager networking events, and for collaborative research management projects. Application submission deadline is 30 November 2019.
IRMI INORMS 2020 Travel Grants
Research Managers and Administrators based at Indian institutions can use the IRMI INORMS 2020 Travel Grant to support the costs of attending INORMS 2020, the 2020 meeting of the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS), hosted by the Research Manager and Administrator Network Japan (RMAN-J) in Hiroshima, Japan. Application submission deadline is 31 October 2019.
Details of all the funding opportunities, including the application forms and the timelines, are available here.