Biotechnology Training & Workshop (BTW)

A scheme to support training programme designed to impart hands-on training in research techniques to post- graduate students, Doctoral students, Post-Doctoral students, Young faculty and mid-career Scientists so that participants can apply the skills in the emerging research areas of Biotechnology

Applications are invited twice every year; the proposal may be submitted in the prescribed format when notified.

  • Maximum support of Rs 1.5 lakh for a training programme
  • Partial financial assistance (70% of the total cost) before the date of commencement of training programme and the balance (30%) will be released only after the successful conduct of the programme
  • The Proposal can be submitted from University/Colleges, Central and State R&D institutions/ Non-Governmental Organizations within the state for conducting the training programme.
  • The proposal should consists of at least 3 scientists including (1) a Course Co-ordinator who have expertise in the research area of the proposed course (2) two others chosen as Core-Faculty from the host institute and their consent regarding the participation in the course indicated in the proposal. In addition to the internal faculty, external Guest Faculty drawn from other Indian laboratories/institutes engaged actively in the relevant research areas should be invariably invited as resource persons.

The Advisor, Kerala Bio-Technology Commission
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE),
SasthraBhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
Telephone: (0471) 2548406, 2548259
E-mail: kbc.kscste@kerala.gov.in; biotechkerala@gmail.com