CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Research and Development Working Group
(RDWG), co-chaired by the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) and
Business Mauritius (BM), is inviting local companies to submit proposals for
innovative collaborative research and development projects with commercial
potential, in partnership with local
Academic/ Research/ Tertiary Education Institution (s).
Applications should be in line with the
following priority areas:
Marine Technology, Resources and Services
(including High Performance Computing and Cloud Computing)
Sciences (including Health, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology)
The RDWG anticipates awarding a matching grant
of up to Rs 5M per project to successful applications for a project duration of
normally up to 24 months.
Expression of Interest
Prospective applicants are requested to forward
their proposals to the Council using appropriate templates and guidelines which
can be available below.
Applicants may also wish to discuss their ideas
with the MRIC staff prior to submission of their proposals. All information
disclosed will be dealt with in strict confidentiality.
applications/proposals which are submitted to the Council using appropriate
templates and guidelines will be considered.
Under this scheme, applications can be
submitted any time during the year. Awards will be made on the merits of the
proposal and on a competitive basis.
All applications should be forwarded to the Executive Director of the MRIC in an envelope
clearly labelled “Call for Proposals- CRIGS’’ on the top right-hand side.
|| Cycle 1
|Application due dates
||01 July -
30 September 2020
|01 October -
31 December 2020
|04 January - 31 March 2021
||01 April - 30 June 2021|
|Processing and Evaluation of Applications
||August - November 2020
||November 2020 - February 2021
|May - August 2021|