Research Development Office - Our Funders

The Bangalore Life Science Cluster deeply appreciates the support received from all our sponsors, donors and partners. This support has allowed us to develop and sustain high quality research programs and technology development initiatives at our campus and has facilitated our ability to broaden our research approaches that are at par with the best science laboratories worldwide.

Intramural support: Government of India

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India (NCBS)
Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India (inStem)

Philanthropic support

Kris Gopalakrishnan (Pratiksha Trust)
Romesh Wadhwani (Wadhwani Foundation)

Endowment Support

Wildlife Conservation Trust

Infosys Foundation

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Research at the Bangalore Life Science Cluster is also supported in a major way though extramural grants raised by our investigators.  Extramural funding is critical for our research, and our researchers are encouraged and expected to actively seek such funding. The competitive grant review process is an important part of planning our  research and obtaining feedback about our scientific plans. Our research is supported from sources including, amongst others:

Extramural support: Government of India

Wellcome Trust -DBT India Alliance
Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India
Department of Science and Technology (DST), India
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India
Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR)

Extramural support: Private Foundations and Trusts

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Simons Foundation
Fragile X Association (FRAXA)
TATA TRUSTS
Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT)
Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)

Extramural support: Corporate sources

L'Oreal
Unilever
WIPRO

Extramural support: Others
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Geographic Society
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
AXA Research Fund