Updated on 8 August 2012
What does the BIG scheme hope to do?
The BIG scheme is directed towards the scaling up and validation of Proof of Concept ideas. And to encourage researchers to take technology closer to market and importantly to excite interest of potential licensees or investors
How does the BIG scheme intend to do that?
The scheme would be managed by the BIG Partners. The BIG Partners would provide mentoring and hand-holding for activities related to mobilizing resources, IP management, legal and contracts and other business development related activities for the BIG innovators. They will monitor targeted milestone and disbursement of funds and also organize workshops, meeting, travel etc.
Who can apply for the BIG grant?