WIN-IISc Bangalore Joint Seed Funding Competition for Quantum Materials & Quantum Devices

WIN and the Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore (IISc-Bangalore) are pleased to announce the Joint Seed Funding Competition for Quantum Materials & Quantum Devices.
This Seed Fund complements the virtual workshop that was held in February 2021 with WIN and IISc-Bangalore members in the Quantum Materials & Devices research space, but is open to all WIN members.
This funding is designed to kick-start research to provide initial data points and insights as a first step in targeting larger national and international programs at the intersection of quantum- and nanotechnologies.
IISc-Bangalore Researchers eligible for this Joint Competition can be found here. WIN Members’ list can be found here

Program Details:


  • Target theme areas: Quantum Materials and Quantum Devices
  • The team must consist of at least one WIN Member (Core or Associate) and one Member of the IISc-Bangalore research group as specified above.


Up to three (3) projects will be awarded for $65,000 CAD  (equivalent INR 40 Lakh) for WIN members, matched at INR 40 Lakh (equivalent $65,000 CAD) for IISc-Bangalore researchers, for a total envelope of $195,000 CAD (equivalent INR 120 Lakh) + INR 120 Lakh (equivalent $195,000 CAD).


For two (2) years from date of granting of award, with opportunities for extension on a case-by-case basis with justification. 



Friday 16 December 2022

Results Announced 

Notification of awards by mid-January 2023

Submit to: 

WIN members submit to:

(IISc-Bangalore members will submit a separate application to: