The Scheme for Funding High Risk High Reward (Science and Engineering Research Board) 2016 aims at supporting proposals that are conceptually new and risky, and if successful, expected to have a paradigm shifting influence on the S&T. This may be in terms of formulating new hypothesis, or scientific breakthroughs which aid in emergence of new technologies.

  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen residing in India.
  • The applicant(s) must hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized institution.
  • The proposals can be submitted by an individual or by a team of investigators.Proposals submitted by a team of investigators must identify a Principal Investigator, who will spearhead the research objectives and administer the grant.

Application can be done online only.

How to apply online:
For successful online submission of the application the following points may be noted:

  • Applicant(s) should first register into the online website
  • After log-in, applicant(s) are required to fill all the mandatory fields in Profile Detail section under User Profile. which includes Bio-data, Photo, Institute Address etc.
  • If you have CO-PI in your proposal then ensure that all the CO-PI's are also registered into the system following the same procedure.
  • Some of the details of your proposal like Project Title (max 500 characters), Project summary (max 3000 characters), Keywords (max 6), Objectives of project(max 1500 characters), Expected output and outcome of the proposal (max 1500 characters), Budget (Manpower,Consumables,Travel, Equipment, Contingency, Overheads ) have to be entered at the time of proposal submission.
  • Other relevant information of the proposal has to be uploaded in single PDF file not more than 10 MB as other technical document (OTD).

Documents required (in PDF) should be in prescribed format:

  • Biodata (under user profile section)
  • Certificate from Principal Investigator
  • Endorsement Letter from the Head of Institution

Address
Science and Engineering Research Board
5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor
Vasant Square Mall
Sector-B, Pocket-5
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi – 110 070
For online portal related issues contact the following person: 
Ms. Itti Maheshwari
Phone: 011-40000310
Email: info@serbonline.in

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