Applications are invited for Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures from 1 June 2014 onwards. The Visa and Registration Fees will not be paid for Travel Grants.

  To popularise Biotechnology activities in India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India provides financial assistance towards organizing Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium/ Workshop and Travel support to the researchers for presenting their papers in the conferences which are being organised outside the country. It also extends support for organising DBT stalls in Exhibitions held with in the country as well as outside the country. Financial supports are also provided for organising Popular Lectures. The collective term for these four activities is CTEP (Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures). The collective term for these four activities is CTEP (Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures).

 Moving forward, DBT has introduced a web portal i.e. Online Submission and Monitoring System (OSMoSys) which would act as a single window for the submission, processing and settlement of grants that would not only ease the assistance process but also provide timely deliverables.

For the following four programs DBT receives applications through online:

 1. Financial assistance for holding National/ International-Conference/ Seminar/Symposium/ workshop
 2. Travel support for attending international conference/ seminar/ symposia
 3. Participation charge in organizing exhibition
 4. Financial assistance for organizing popular lectures by experts in the area of Biotechnology and related fields.

Steps for submitting a proposal:
Step 1- Register Organisation :
    New users are required to register their organisation first in order to submit their proposals. This registration is a one time process. Once the organisation has been registered the user can submit their desired proposal.
Step 2-Submit Proposal:
  • The user search for the organisation name
  • Select their organisation name from the list provided
  • Select the proposal type the user wants to submit and click to proceed.
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Recommendations made in the meeting held on 14/07/2015
CTEP Grant
  • Microbes in Extreme Environment: Diversity and Translational Applications
    Organized By: HNB Garhwal University (A Central University)
    Dates: 30 - 31 October 2015
    Venue: Manmanthan Auditorium, Chauras Campus, HNBGU,, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand
  • 3rd IIT Madras - Tokyo Tech Joint Symposium on Algorithms and Applications of Bioinformatics
    Organized By: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
    Dates: 05 - 06 November 2015
    Venue: IC&SR Auditorium, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • “5th Annual Conference of the Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine
    Organized By: Aravind Medical Research Foundation
    Dates: 06 - 07 November 2015
    Venue: Aravind Medical Research Foundation, #1, Anna Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
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