BSX Research and Academic Mobility Programs


The Franco-Indian Campus in Life Sciences BIOSANTEXC (BSX) offers two types of visiting programs to allow permanent researchers and academic staff to initiate or develop joint teaching and/or research projects within the network.

Call for apllications

Mobility programs and application process

The programs support mobility over a period of up to one week.

Types of visiting programs:

  • BIOSANTEXC Discovery: allows French and Indian researchers/academic staff to establish new connections in their field of expertise within BSX Indo-French Campus for life Sciences in order to explore opportunities for new scientific and teaching collaborations.
  • BIOSANTEXC Advanced: supports mobility of French and Indian researchers/academic staff belonging to the BSX Indo-French Campus for life Sciences project and who are already engaged in a joint activity in order to further develop current or new scientific and teaching projects.

Disciplinary Fields: Life Sciences, Health, interdisciplinary projects related to life sciences including Human and Social Sciences.

Eligibility: open to French and Indian Researchers and Academic Staff (Professors, Assistant Professors) belonging to one of the Institutions or laboratories of the BSX consortium.


2023 campaign: a first call for applications was opened until February 15, 2023. Following the selection process, eight teachers-researchers were selected within the Discovery program and two within the Advanced program. The mobilities will involve nine French and Indian institutions, and will span until the end of the year. The teachers-researchers will collaborate in ten sub-domains including: 

  • Bacterial Chromosome Organization 
  • Developmental Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Biotechnology Development
  • Nucleocytoplasmic transport
  • Infectious diseases / Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biomechanics
  • Extreme events / Climate Sciences
  • Science Archives

The 2024 campaign will be launched in January 2024.