Application Call for Research & Business Development


Application Call for Research & Business Development (R&BD) by Integrated Rural Development Project/ Nepal Technology Innovation Center (IRDP/NTIC) Kathmandu University.

It’s a funded project jointly managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal and Jeonbuk National University (JBNU), Koreawith the main objective to contribute to the integrated rural development of Nepal by strengthening the research and development capacity of Kathmandu University.

 The main aim of the program is:

  • To support technologies development to solve economic and social problems of rural areas in Nepal.
  • To develop a business model or commercialization plan for the propagation of innovative technologies.
  • Test if an operation plan of technology development support is valid and feasible.
  • Generate information that is crucial for future technological innovations for rural development.
The call is opened to promote technology innovation for improving quality of life and income status of people in rural communities of Nepal mainly in the field of:
  • Agriculture & Rural Development,
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy and
  • Health Related Livelihood
  • Other Sectors Contributing to Integrated Rural Development

Check all the eligible criteria here.

If you are interested, submit your application by 21st December here