Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme (PoIGS)

Spur innovation through R&D

Overview

The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation is inviting prospective applicants to submit proposals under the Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme. The Grant aims to enhance the impact of Research and Innovation on the economic development of the Republic of Mauritius by promoting creation of innovative products/services and goods and spurring innovation through advanced research and partnerships among local institutions and/or companies and/or international stakeholders. Relevant Ministries/Parastatal bodies, local academic and research institutions, both the public and private sectors and Non-Governmental Organizations are eligible for this scheme. 

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Funded Poles of Innovation

Please find below the titles of the Poles of Innovation which are being funded by the Council:​

SN No.
Title
Company/Institution
Amount funded
1.
UoM Pole of Innovation for Health- MRIC funded​
​University of Mauritius
8802700
2.
MSIRI/MRIC Pole of Innovation for Biotechnology
Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute
6775000
3.
​UoM/MRIC Pole of Innovation: Agriculture- Sustainable Materials for Composite Applications
​University of Mauritius
8775000
4.
​ABC-SWBP/MRIC Pole of Innovation for Innovative Seaweed-based Products
ABC Group / S.W. Bio Processors Ltd (ABC-SWBP)
8986200

The MRIC reserves the right not to accept applications deemed irrelevant following this advertisement.