Overview of Research Grant

IITH-Japan FRIENDSHIP 2.0 Research Grant (FRIENDSHIP 2.0 Research Grant) aims to enhance sustainable collaboration between IIT Hyderabad (IITH) and academic institutions and/or industries in Japan in association with the FRIENDSHIP 2.0 Scholarship. Establishing academic collaboration including collaborative degree programs through a combination of research grants and long-term training programs is also one of the purposes of this grant.


FRIENDSHIP 2.0 Research Grant offers two kinds of grants in science and technology, namely (AC) academic collaboration and (IC) industry-university collaboration.



Pre-announcement of Research Grant 2023 has been issued.


Click here for Research Grant 2023 Application Guideline (draft)

Applications for Research Grant 2022 have been closed


Click here for Research Grant 2022 Application Guideline (Closed)

Click here for Research Grant 2022 Application form for AC (Closed)

Click here for Research Grant 2022 Application form for IC (Closed)