Annexure IV: Declaration from Applicants


Declaration:

  1. All information submitted in this online application is true and to the best of my knowledge.
  2. I understand and agree to the fact that the evaluation of all applications will be undertaken by US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board in consultation with external experts and per the need of the application.
  3. Originality: I declare that all Intellectual Property, if any, belongs to me or if it is the property of, a third party, the originator of the idea has agreed in writing to permit me to use the Intellectual Property.
  4. Eligibility: I declare that to the best of my knowledge, I am eligible to make an application for the US-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund.
  5. I understand that the decisions of the US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board will be final. No communication will be entered into with any person in relation to any decision of the US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board.
  6. No liability: I understand that the U.S.-India Science and Technology Endowment Board, Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship and members of Evaluation Panel or any employee or agent of US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board will NOT be liable for: (a) any costs incurred or loss or liability suffered by the participants or any third party in relation to US-India Science and Technology Endowment or as a result of their own research and/or commercial activities; (b) any lost expectation of profits by participant or any third party (c) any failure by participant or any third party to understand their rights in relation to Intellectual Property or (d) any other benefit the applicant or any third party may expect to gain by participating in US-India Science and Technology Endowment program.
  7. I understand that US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board may change the Terms and Conditions of application at any time without specific notice. The amended Terms and Conditions of Entry will be effective immediately upon being posted on the Website. Important changes to the Terms and Conditions may be highlighted on the Website for my convenience; however, I acknowledge that it is my sole responsibility to regularly visit the Website to read any changes to the Terms and Conditions of Application.
  8. Termination: I understand that US-India Science and Technology Endowment Board may at any time and for any reason: (a) disqualify an applicant if the evaluation panel in their absolute discretion, determines that such disqualification is warranted; or (b) discontinue US-India Science and Technology Endowment program by posting a notice to that effect on the Website.
  9. I understand that prior to the award being made; all partners have to submit to the Secretariat a signed copy of a mutually agreed upon IPR sharing agreement based on the principles of the Indo-US S&T Agreement (2005) as attached on the Application Guidelines Page.
  10. Disputes, if any, are subject to the jurisdiction in the courts of Delhi only.

  I accept all the above terms and conditions