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" Shaping the Mauritius of tomorrow through Research, Technology and Innovation"

Mauritius Research 

and Innovation Council

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MRIC Schemes

Promoting Private Sector focused Innovation

The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) was established in September 2019 as an apex body to promote high quality research and foster innovation in the national interest.

OUR SCHEMES

Research and Innovation Bridge

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WHICH SCHEME SUITS YOU?

Take the Quiz

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General Features of the Schemes

Under the current strategic direction, the MRIC has adopted a strong business focus to promote the development and management of innovation in the Private Sector. The schemes have been designed with particular features to facilitate the process.

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              Eligibility Criterias

The proposal should also meet the following criteria for eligibility:

(i) Relevance to the objective of the scheme,

(ii) Mutually relevant to the needs of the Private Sector in Mauritius and/or Partner Country(ies), 

(iii) Particular added-value elements,

(iv) Capacity to innovate,

(v) Capacity Building,

(vi) Industrial research and development

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             Intellectual Property

The applicants/consortia retain rights in technical data, information, know-how, including software developed under this grant. IPR identified and developed as a result of funding provided will belong to the applicants/consortia.

​Sharing of IPR among the collaborating partners will be subject to the consortium agreements that most closely meet their requirements.

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                 Risk Sharing

The scheme provide matching grant funding, with the applicant providing a percentage of the funding requested.

Project Leaders are required to bring in a contribution as both in-cash and in-kind.

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Priority Areas

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Renewable Energy

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Ocean Economy

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ICT/BPO/

Telecommunication

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Life Sciences

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Manufacturing