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January 19, 2021

Call for Proposal – Research and Innovation Bridge ...

Under the Research and Innovation Bridges (RIB), a local company in partnership with an international company/Research institution can submit applications for innovative, collaborative research and development projects with commercial potential.   Objective of any project should be to:   To improve competitiveness of the company through a collaboration between Research and Industry. To develop a new/ improved product, process, and/or technique.   Eligibility   It is mandatory to have at least two (2) partners for any application: one (1) from the private sector and one (1) from an international company/research institution. The main applicant must be the private sector company and it should be registered for at least one year ...

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January 15, 2021

National SME Incubator Scheme (NSIS)

1. BACKGROUND ​The National SME Incubator Scheme (NSIS)  is one of the key schemes of the MRIC aiming at promoting initiation and development of innovative start-ups facilitated by a network of Private Sector-led accredited business incubators. The NSIS ensures a structured training/mentoring approach to start ups, provided by the NSIS Accredited Incubators in three phases: i) Ideation: From idea to first plan. ii) Incubation: From first plan to prototype. iii) Acceleration: From prototype to first sales. The NSIS has been in operation since December 2017, has incubated 181 projects, and graduated 13 start-ups as of January 2021.  2. ABOUT NSIS ​2.1. Incubation Phases of NSIS​ The NSIS provides assistance on t ...

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January 05, 2021

Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme (PoIGS) - Extensio ...

The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation is hereby informing the public that following a number of requests from potential applicants, the deadline for the 3rd Call for the Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme which was launched on 27th November 2020 has been extended until 02nd February 2021 at 15.00hrs. All applications should be forwarded to the Executive Director of the MRIC in an envelope clearly labeled “Call for Proposals –PoIGS” on the top right-hand side at latest by 02nd February 2021 at 15.00hrs.​ Click here for more details.​

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September 29, 2020

Special call for Proposals- Building Blue Resilien ...

The Special Call for Proposals – Building Blue Resilience through Innovation is now closed. Applications received within the deadline have been acknowledged and referenced. We have received 56 proposals: Total project value over Rs 153 Million; Amount requested from MRIC over Rs 92 Million.    ​Last updated: 29 September 2020      ​

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Mauritius Research and Innovation Council - Communique
June 22, 2020

Mauritius Research and Innova ...

The public is hereby informed that effective on 15 June 2020, Professor Theesan Bahorun, PhD, G.O.S.K is the Executive Director of the MRIC.​ Prior to joining the MRIC as Executive Director, Professor Theesan Bahorun occupied a Chair position in Applied Biochemistry at the University of Mauritius. He was Nati...

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04
Aug
Start Time:Aug 04, 2021|Category: Seminars

Special Call for Proposals Fast-Track innovative projects to counter the impacts of COVID-19 Pazble

​ Dear Sir/Madam Pazble   You are kindly invited to join a free Webinar on Wednesday, 4th  August 2021, at 14:00 hrs, for the presentation of a ‘Special Call for Proposals: Fast-track Innovative Projects to counter the impact of COVID-19’ project.   Please find attached information concerning the webinar.  Webinar Programme.pdf   Click here to register in advance for this webinar.   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.   Thanking you for your interest. ...

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23
Jul
Start Time:Jul 23, 2021|Category: Seminars

Application of digital technologies in pandemic management and response

​Dear Sir/Madam  The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) is pleased to invite you or your representative to join us for a FREE Webinar on Friday, 23rd July 2021, at 12:45 hrs, for a presentation on "Application of digital technologies in pandemic management and response." Please find attached information concerning the webinar. Programme.pdf Register in advance for this Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RABRIFRmQvuTSh_S4lU7RQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar ...

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11
Jun
Start Time:Jun 11, 2021|Category: Seminars

AideMoris Assisting Senior Citizens in Mauritius During Home Confinement

​Dear Sir/Madam  The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) is pleased to invite you or your representative to join us for a FREE Webinar on Friday, 11th June 2021, at 14:30 hrs, for a presentation on "AideMoris: Assisting Senior Citizens in Mauritius During Home Confinement" Please find attached information concerning the webinar. Programme Register in advance for this Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nvslEDp9QDKVSN0uN446zA After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar ...

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10
Jun
Start Time:Jun 10, 2021|Category: Seminars

Impact of COVID-19 on Trade, FDI and Employment in Mauritius

​Dear Sir/Madam  The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) is pleased to invite you or your representative to join us for a FREE Webinar on Thursday, 10th June 2021, at 14:00 hrs, for a presentation on "Impact of COVID-19 on Trade, FDI and Employment in Mauritius".   Please find attached information concerning the webinar. Webinar Info Sheet.pdf Register in advance for this Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AuSyWSUYTMqE1TY_lpJlmQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar ...

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03
Jun
Start Time:Jun 03, 2021

First Mauritian Satellite, MIR-SAT1 on its way to the ISS

​ First Mauritian Satellite, MIR-SAT1 on its way to the ISS 3rd June 2021 21h29 MUT MIR-SAT1 – Mauritius Imagery Radiocommunication- Satellite 1 Mauritius first satellite, MIR-SAT1, is scheduled to be launched on Thursday, 3 June, onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching the SpX-CRS22 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) at 17:29 PM (UTC)/21:29 (MUT). The satellite will be part of the cargo onboard the Dragon cargo resupply mission (CRS-22) to the International Space Station. It will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, MIR-SAT1 (Mauritius Imagery and Radio – Satellite 1) was designed by a team of Mauritian En ...

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The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council is a corporate body set up on the 1st of September 2019 through the proclamation of the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council Act 2019.

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