According to the U.K.’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), up to £10 million has been jointly pledged by the council and India’s Department of Biotechnology to fund collaborative research building on the combined strength of researchers in both countries working together on projects involving “sequencing, genomics and bioinformatics for crop improvement.” The call for research proposals focuses on wheat, brassicas and Solanaceae, including tomatoes, potatoes and aubergines. The deadline for receipt of proposals is June 19, 2013, but an intention to submit a proposal must be received no later than April 18. See BBSRC Press Release, March 26, 2013.