The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is an Indian government department, under the Ministry of Science and Technology, responsible for administering development and commercialization in the field of modern biology and biotechnology at a number of centres of excellence in India, including university departments and CSIR institutes and laboratories. TWAS and DBT collaborate in the framework of the TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and the TWAS-DBT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the Indian government's main R&D organization. It consists of a network of 38 institutes and laboratories and 39 outreach centres covering most areas of science and technology. TWAS and CSIR partner in offering the TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and the TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.
The S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences is an autonomous research institute under the Department of Science and Technology, India. It was established in 1986 in Salt Lake, Kolkata, and now has some 36 faculty and scientists active in physical sciences and related disciplines. The Centre and TWAS jointly offer the TWAS-SN Bose Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and the TWAS-SN Bose Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.