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Proof of Concept (PCS)

Prove your innovative concept

The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, is the apex body for the promotion and coordination of Government investment in research and innovation.


Applications are open for companies/enterprises, academics in collaboration with private enterprises who wish to submit applications under the Proof of Concept Scheme (PCS).  Applicants may wish to submit applications in line with the following priority areas: Renewable Energy; Ocean Technology, Ocean Resources and Ocean Services; ICT/BPO/Telecommunications; Life Sciences (Health, Medical and Pharmaceutical); Manufacturing; Traffic Management; Social Issues; Agro-Industry; and Sports.


Selection for funding will be based on the originality, intellectual merit, provisions for collaboration and capacity building, and the potential for developing innovative technology-based ideas for either new or improved industry-oriented products, processes or services that can enhance socio-economic benefits in the Republic of Mauritius. 


Showcasting some PCS Projects