Research funding:

Crop genomics and technologies

This scheme is administered by RCUK India and the UK Science and Innovation Network.

Co-funding

Funding total

BBSRC and DBT have earmarked up to £5M each for this call. The grants are not yet awarded.

Number of projects funded

Not yet awarded.

Purpose

This call seeks to build on the combined strengths of academic research groups within India and the UK to work together on collaborative multidisciplinary projects involving sequencing, genomics and bioinformatics for crop improvement.

Key aims

There were two priority areas for this call:

Enabling technologies

Trait-oriented research