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MRC is now ISO 9001 2008 Certified
September 05, 2016

MRC is now ISO 9001 2008 Cert ...

Since its creation in 1992, the MRC has been constantly evolving to become, today, the key institution geared towards fostering Research, Development and Innovation in the Republic of Mauritius.   The MRC was awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification on 19 July 2016 and its scope of registration is valid until 14 September 2018. The Certification is accredited by the Mauritius Accreditation Service ...

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Call for Proposals - National Research Chair in ICT
May 31, 2016

Call for Proposals - National ...

The MRC is calling for proposals for one (1) National Research Chair (NRC) in the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector to be based at a local Tertiary Institution...Read More

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Moringa Oleifera Health Supplements
April 12, 2016

Moringa Oleifera Health Suppl ...

V Kanhye health foods Co. Ltd, incorporated in 2014, aims at promoting natural health supplement from Moringa oleifera (commonly known as brede Mouroum in Mauritius). The Moringa plants are grown in the Northern part of Mauritius. The plantation is 100% bio, without any use of pesticide and chemical in the field or manufacturing process. The company make use of 100% pure and natural Moringa in it...

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Innovative Products of United Basalts Products Ltd (UBP)
April 12, 2016

Innovative Products of United ...

Present in Mauritius since 1953, The United Basalt Products Ltd (UBP), is nowadays the market leader for building materials. UBP’s main activities involve the production and sales of concrete blocks and aggregates and over the years, the company extended its range of activities and opened up branches elsewhere on the island. Nowadays, UBP runs ten production and sales units in various places on t...

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Best Mauritian Scientist Award 3rd Edition
April 12, 2016

Best Mauritian Scientist Awar ...

The MRC is pleased to announce the 3rd Edition of the Best Mauritian Scientist Award. The Award is meant to recognise and reward the work of the best Mauritian scientist. The Award covers all forms of sciences, including Natural, Technology and Social Sciences.   Read More...

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Start Time:Sep 29, 2016|Category: Workshops

9th Inventors’ Open Day

ABOUT THE INVENTOR’S OPEN DAY The Mauritius Research Council’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is organising its 9th Inventors’ Open Day to promote awareness on innovation and the use of intellectual property in Mauritius. For this session, two guest speakers have been invited to provide practical information on the processes that have been developed within their organisations relevant to the delivery of services, and how innovation is playing a role in shaping their approach towards enhancing the provision of these services. TARGET AUDIENCE Individuals and representatives from Research & Development institutions, SMEs, enforcement agencies, innovators, IP practitioners, entrepr ...

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Start Time:Sep 23, 2016|Category: Seminars

Seminar on “Assessing Biodiversity and Tourism Perception of Permeable Submerged Breakwaters (PSB) in view for future considerations of active managements”

The Mauritius Research Council is organising a seminar on Friday, 23rd September, 2016, at the Council at 09:00 hrs, for the presentation of the findings of the above research project. Click here to download a programme for the seminar. You may also confirm your participation by emailing us at or fax on 465 1239. Thanking you and looking forward to your presence. ...

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Start Time:Jul 05, 2016|Category: Seminars

Factors influencing the adoption of e-Government services

The Mauritius Research Council is pleased to invite you to the above-mentioned seminar on Tuesday, 5th July 2016, at the Council at 14:00 hrs, for the presentation of the findings of the above research project.   Click here to download the programme for this event.   Kindly confirm your participation by emailing us at or fax on 465 1239.   Thanking you and looking forward to your presence. ...

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Start Time:Apr 21, 2016|Category: Seminars

World Innovation and Creativity Day

One-Day Seminar on Innovation and Technopreneurship   World Creativity and Innovation Day was created for the purpose of awakening people’s imaginations to enrich their lives, both in business and as individuals. The day began in Canada in 2001 based on the importance of exercising creativity and the necessity to call for a day for reviving innovation and creativity among the population, and in time across the world. The first celebration took place in April 2002, and by 2005 it had extended to a week, starting on 15 April, the birthday of Leonardo Da Vinci, and culminating in World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April.   The Republic of Mauritius is an upper middle income nation ...

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About MRC

The MRC acts as a central body to advise Government on Science and Technology issues and to influence the direction of technological innovation by funding research projects in areas of national priority and encouraging strategic partnerships.

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MRC Innovation Initiatives

The MRC supports and promotes innovation through a variety of activities and initiatives including (1) Funding Schemes; (2) Vehicles of Innovation; (3) Strategic Planning & Policy Making; (4) Windows on Innovation and (5) Innovation through Technopreneurship.

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