Joint proposals are invited from researchers from India and the UK to organise workshops which will facilitate research collaborations.

Proposals are invited for six thematic areas:

  • Cyber physical systems
  • Water management
  • Alternative energy
  • Preventive healthcare
  • Advance manufacturing
  • Waste management and urban design

Funding up to GBP 20,000 will be awarded to run 3-5 day workshops.


  • Facilitate researchers to come together to get an overview of development and trends in areas of mutual interest.
  • Share their research findings and explore joint research proposals.
  • Result in joint research collaborations between institutions for promoting innovations that have industry or society engagement.

Application timelines

Announcement of call 22 May 2019
Application support webinars 12 June & 19 June 2019
Last date of receipt of queries related to submission of proposal 19 July 2019
Last date for applying on British Council’s Grant Mobility Tool (GMT) and DST online portal 22 July 2019
Last date for submission of hard copies at DST Office 29 July 2019
Eligibility check of proposals for final evaluation 5 Sep 2019
Declaration of results of selected proposals on UKIERI website 30 Sep 2019

How to apply

Click here to apply.