Boston University Foundation-India is an Indian non-profit company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, established to conduct, encourage, and facilitate research and collaboration with Indian institutions. The foundation also promotes merit based scholarship assistance to Indian students to enable them to pursue research and higher studies. The mission of the Foundation is to conduct activities for charitable purposes in India, for the benefit of India and the people of India. Boston University Foundation-India   seed fund program is designed to seed new or support existing collaborative research projects in India.