COVID-19 Response: Local Logistics     National Effort       


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COVID-19 Response: Local Logistics     National Effort

C-CAMP has partnered with BIRAC and Act Grants to co-fund near deployment ready innovations for COVID-through the C-CAMP Covid Fund to fast track deployment and scale-up of COVID-19 innovations to mitigate the on-going pandemic.


  1. To fund and support the startups/entrepreneurs/innovators working in the space of COVID-19, thereby enabling them to deploy their products and facilitate towards their success in the market place.
  2. To promote and support innovations to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Eligibility Criteria:

The grant scheme is open for Startups and Individual Entrepreneurs

Innovations can be in the following categories: screening, diagnostics, therapeutics, preventives, containment strategies, public health & other categories including but not limited to focussed technologies in

  • mobile health technologies for screening and homecare,
  • diagnostic kits and Point of Care tests,
  • protective gear and sterilization innovations for care providers,
  • digital triaging tools and risk stratifying systems,
  • low cost ventilators and oxygen therapy units,
  • AI systems to assist critical care,
  • supply chain innovations,
  • volunteerism and service innovations and
  • scalable plug and play isolation units, treatment tents

Selection Criteria:

  • Products/services which are ready to deploy/scale
  • Applicant must be incubated/willing to incubate at C-CAMP

Quantum of funding:

Grant support of up to INR 25 L per startup/entrepreneur on a milestone-based tranche release for 1 year duration.

Scope of Support:

The program offers supports for several aspects of successful deployment, including

  • Pilot deployment, operational validation, and field implementation
  • Scaling through industry and manufacturing partnerships


Deadline: Apr 7, 2021

Contact Us:

For any further information, please contact
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms,
NCBS-TIFR, GKVK, Bellary Road,
Bangalore 560065, India.
Phone: 91-80-67185055