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India: mobility funding


Applications for mobility grants for research at Indian universities and research institutes are invited in September. The Academy of Finland has agreements on researcher mobility with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

From Finland to India

  • DBT grants are intended for joint research and preparation of joint research at universities and research institutes in India. The Academy of Finland's grant covers travel and living costs in India. The duration of the grant is 7–360 days.
  • DST grants are intended for joint research and preparation of joint research at universities and research institutes in India. The Academy of Finland covers the applicant's travel costs and DST covers accomodation costs and a grant. The recommended grant duration is 21 days (may be 7–90 days)
  • The applicant is a researcher with at least a higher academic degree, but we will give preference to researchers with a doctoral degree.
  • The funding is awarded as a personal grant.
  • Applicants must take out health insurance for the grant period.
  • The applications are drafted in the online services.

Appendices to application

From India to Finland

  • Indian researchers in fields of natural sciences and engineering can apply for DST funding to visit Finland. DST will forward the applications to the Academy of Finland. The applications must include invitations by the Finnish host. The Academy of Finland contributes to the costs of the visit with a grant covering accommodation and living costs in Finland.
  • DBT research grants for inviting Indian researchers of bioinformatics and related biosciences to Finland
  • Maximum visit duration is one year.
  • The application must include a commitment by the site of research.
  • How to calculate the invitation grant
  • The Academy of Finland covers the researchers' round trip from India to Finland, travel costs in connection with the scientific programme in Finland, and a grant.
  • The applications are drafted in the online services.

Appendices to application

Contacts

Ulla Ellmén
Science Adviser
tel. +358 295 335 011

firstname.lastname(at)aka.fi

Last modified 27 May 2016
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