Newton Bhabha UK-India Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

Funds for Academic Institutions and Research Organisations
Last date 11 Oct 2017

Activities: Others,Pollution/Waste Mgt

Registration is open for Academic Institutionsand Research Organisations for Newton Bhabha UK-India Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

Registration deadline: 11 October 2017, 23:59
Application deadline: 18 October 2017, 23:59

This call is administered by Innovate UK.

Summary:Innovate UK and Research Councils, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), are investing up to £8 million in projects that use cutting-edge solutions to reduce industrial waste in India.

The aim of this competition is to encourage partnerships between the UK and India. Innovate UK, the Research Councils and the Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are funding this competition as part of the Newton Bhabha Fund.

Projects should address reducing industrial waste and pollution, and improve value recovery from waste using biotechnology in one or more of these 5 sectors:

leather/tanning/textiles
municipal solid waste
paper and pulp
sewage
sugar cane.

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