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INNO INDIGO 2nd Joint Call

** The INDIGO Partnership Programme joint call for proposals on « Diagnostics and interventions in chronic non-communicable diseases »

is now CLOSED. **

Deadline for submission of proposals was the  22nd of June 2015.

47 proposals have been submitted by Indian-European consortia. 35 of them are eligible and will now go through the evaluation and selection process. The selections results are expected to be announced in October 2015.

Type of projects to be funded:

Indian-European collaborative research and technological development projects in the field of “Diagnostics and interventions in Chronic non-communicable diseases” with a specific focus on:

  • Development of  tools and technologies for the diagnostics of chronic non-communicable diseases
  • Research and innovation within interventions for chronic non-communicable diseases
  • Mechanisms in chronic non-communicable diseases   

Participating countries:

  • India –  Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • Belgium – Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (F.R.S. – FNRS)
  • Estonia – The Estonia Research Council (ETAg)
  • France - Bpifrance
  • Germany – Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Norway – Research Council of Norway (RCN)
  • Portugal – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT)

Scope of the projects:

Projects could have a maximum duration of 3 years and funding is around € 100.000 - € 200.000 per partner/country, depending on national regulations.

According to the respective national regulations the following funding could be applied for:

  • Mobility
  • Workshops
  • Research costs
  • Personnel costs

Who could apply?

Applications could be submitted by academics, higher education institutions and / or non-university research establishments. SMEs were also eligible depending on national regulations.

Consortia that wished to apply for funding of a research project within the above mentioned topics, had to consist of at least three partners: two from different European countries, and one from India.

Countries contributing to the call were: India, Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Norway and Portugal.

Partners from other countries than those participating in the IPP Call could join a consortium but had to secure their own funding.

Application Process

The application procedure had one stage. Applications were submitted electronically using PT-Outline Web Tool, accessible through this link.


You can view or download the Guidance for Applicants and National Regulations for detailed description of the funding the attachments section of this page (on the right).

Contact information:

Call secretariat:

Ms. Lucie Durocher - CNRS
Phone: +

IPP National Contact Points:

India – IPP National Contact Point:
Dr. Arvind Kumar
Department of Science and Technology
Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India
Phone: +91-11-26602213/26590332

Belgium – IPP National Contact Point:
Mr. Joël Groeneveld
Phone: +32 2504 9270

Estonia – IPP National Contact Point:
Ms. Ülle Must
Estonian Research Council
Phone: +3727 300 330

France – IPP National Contact Point:
Ms. Ineke Petit
Bpifrance Financement
Phone: +33141799132

Germany – IPP National Contact Point:
Mr. Hans Westphal
German Aerospace Center, Project Management Agency, European and International Cooperation
Phone: +49 (0)228 3821- 1473

Norway – IPP National Contact Point:
Ms. Merethe Sandberg Moe
Research Council of Norway
Phone: +47 90 11 36 90

Portugal – IPP National Contact Point:
Ms. Maria Maia
FCT, Departamento de Relações Internacionais
Email :
Phone: +351 213911543

This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration.

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