Call For Proposals


Technology Development Board (TDB), a statutory body of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and Bpifrance financement (hereafter referred as Bpifrance), a public investment bank, France have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to carry out activities related to the exchanging of best practices and the setting up of coordinated measures to foster technological exchanges and innovation, collaborations between companies, organizations and institutions of France and India.

Under this MoU, TDB and Bpifrance, France launch a joint “Call for proposal (s) for Indian & French Companies/ Industries/ SMEs”. On behalf of TDB, this joint call will be implemented by the Indo French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA), India’s first and France’s only binational organization. The targeted areas (with sub-areas in focus, but not limited to) for this call are:

  • Aeronautics*
  • Automotive**
  • Biotechnology with special emphasis to health biotechnology***

For more details on targeted areas please see Annexure II.

Proposal submission is open during the entire duration of MoU till 10th April, 2021 with quarterly cut off dates for every Financial Year as 30th June, 30th September, 31st December and 31st March.

Last Date for next quarterly submission : 30 September, 2020

Interested applicants can submit soft copy of complete proposal along with all necessary supporting documents in the prescribed format through email to: & or; with a copy to:

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Cdr Navneet Kaushik, Scientist- ‘F’ Technology Development Board (TDB)
Dr. Jyotsana Dalal, Project Coordinator Technology Development Board (TDB)

Ms. Sarah Rozenberg
Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) Email:


Dr. Jyotsana Dalal, Project Coordinator
Technology Development Board (TDB)
Tel: 26511184 / 87

Charlie Fraser
Innovate UK
Tel: 03003214357

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