India-Italy Joint Call for Proposals 2024 [Last Date: 31st July 2024]

Within the framework of the Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the Republic of India and the Italian Republic, the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science Technology, Government of India and the Directorate General for Economic and Cultural Promotion and Innovation – Office IX of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation invite application for “Joint Research Projects” where research activities are co-funded by both Parties. Each PI must submit only one proposal and can apply to only one funding scheme, either 1 Exchange of Researchers, or 2 Joint Research Projects, under penalty of exclusion from the Call for multiple submissions. Further details on each funding scheme, including priority research areas, are given separately. During the time-period covered by the Executive Programme, the Italian and the Indian Parties may consider granting financial support to bilateral projects with a potential significant impact on priority research areas. Only projects selected by the Joint Commission and included in the Executive Programme will be eligible for funding. Funding will be granted on a yearly basis within the limits of the available annual financial resources of each Party. The contribution granted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is meant as a co-funding of the project and therefore a significant financial participation by the proposing Italian Institution in terms of personnel costs is mandatory. Any other financial contribution from public or private, Italian or Indian Institutions, will be evaluated positively. 

For Exchange of Researches:

 For Joint Research Proposals:


Application Deadline: 31 July 2024