We are now accepting research funding proposals from MIT PIs.
The Tata Center offers MIT researchers an opportunity to develop technologies and systems approaches that attempt to solve significant challenges in India and other developing countries.
Successful proposals will provide two years’ graduate student and project support.
This call for proposals is restricted to the MIT community; MIT certificates are required to access the application.
Improving food security and the livelihood of the agricultural workforce through technology, systems, and knowledge.
Addressing the developing world’s massive disparity in energy demand and availability, from sustainable energy production to isolated power grids.
Confronting India’s primary environmental challenges, including waste management, pollution control, and sanitation.
Developing cost-effective health solutions that can support quality care for large numbers of people with limited resources.
Providing solutions for housing India’s growing urban population while emphasizing safety and affordability.
Analyzing water issues and deploying technology to improve availability, delivery, and cleanliness of water throughout India and the developing world.