GFI India’s Smart Protein Advanced Research & Knowledge (SPARK) Fellowship program aims at encouraging postgraduate students from diverse scientific disciplines like food technology, biotechnology & bioengineering, microbiology, and chemical engineering to work on industry-relevant applied research topics contributing to innovative discoveries in the smart protein sector.

Under the SPARK fellowship, students will have the opportunity to conduct fully-funded, lab-based research for a six-month timeframe at premier Indian R&D institutions under the guidance of expert faculty mentors. This program will also facilitate translational research collaborations and commercialization of outcomes by onboarding relevant industry partners from our network.