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Call for Applications - NRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
January 10, 2017

Call for Applications - NRC P ...

​The MRC is seeking to recruit one (1) Post-Doctoral Fellow the National Research Chair (NRC) in Biomaterials and Drug Delivery, for each of the 3 research projects..read more

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December 09, 2016

Call for Applications – Head of Innovation Cluster

The Mauritius Research Council (MRC), an apex body for the promotion and coordination of Government investment in research and innovation, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation is calling for applications for three (3) Heads of Innovation Cluster (HoIC), (Ref: HoIC/01) to respectively lead the Research and Innovation clusters on High Performance Computing, Biotechnology and Renewable Energy.   The HoIC will be responsible for driving innovation in each cluster. S/He should be commercially oriented and have relevant working experience with local, regional and international instances as well as with industry and academia/public sector. The position of HoIC will be tenable on a yearly renewab ...

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National Innovation Challenge (NIC)
November 29, 2016

National Innovation Challenge ...

The National Innovation Challenge (NIC) aims at uncovering and fostering local and professional innovations created by Mauritians working in a variety of fields from Academia, Start-ups and Micro Companies, SMEs, communities to local schools and backyard sheds/ home inventions. This challenge proposes to showcase, nurture and reward ideas leading to potentially life changing solutions from the Ma...

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October 18, 2016

Call for Proposals 2016

The Mauritius Research Council (MRC), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, is the apex body for the promotion and coordination of Government investment in research and innovation. The Council invites researchers/individuals as well as institutions to submit applications under the following schemes:   A. Capacity Building Award Scheme: 1. MRC Post Graduate Award (PGA)   B. Research Support Schemes: 1. Conference/Workshop Organisation Funding Scheme (CWOFS) 2. Mauritian Diaspora Research Funding Scheme (MDRFS) 3. Publication Sponsorship (PS) 4. Conference/Workshop Attendance Sponsorship (CWAS)   C. Research and Innovation Grant Schemes: 1. Unsolicited Research and Innovat ...

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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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12
Dec
Start Time:Dec 12, 2016|Category: Ceremonies

Best Mauritian Scientist Award 2016

The ceremony of the award of the 3rd edition of the Best Mauritian Scientist Award was organised on Monday 12th December 2016. This open competition aimed at recognising the efforts of Mauritian scientists and researchers, through open competition, and appreciating how their contribution could impact on the life of Mauritian Citizens. This award consisted of a Trophy, a certificate, a cash prize of Rs200,000 and a support of Rs.50,000 for a study tour. Four participants were nominated for this award:   o Dr Pierre Clarel Catherine o Assoc. Prof. Boopen Seetanah o Dr Shamimtaz Sadally o Prof. Ponnadurai Ramasami   The Jury made a Honorary Mention which carries a cash prize of Rs 50 ...

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01
Dec
Start Time:Dec 01, 2016

INFOTECH 2016 – Robotics and 3D Printing

The Mauritius Research Council (MRC), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, as the apex body for the promotion and coordination of Government investment in Science, Research, Technology and Innovation participated in INFOTECH 2016 which was held from 1st to 4th December at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC), Pailles.   During the INFOTECH, the guests had the opportunity to: (i) Visit the different stands and interact with different types of Robots including humanoid robots (ii) Follow free introductory courses on building and programing robots (adapted to all age groups starting from Toddlers 4yrs and above!) ...

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26
Oct
Start Time:Oct 26, 2016|Category: Workshops

Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy

Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy 26th October 2016 The Mauritius Research Council is pleased to invite you or your representative for a Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy on Wednesday, 26th October 2016 at 09:00 hrs at the Conference Room, Cyber Tower 1, Cybercity, Ebene. The U.S. Embassy in Mauritius is providing the subject matter expert who will conduct the workshop. Please click here to download the programme for this event. You may confirm your participation by filling in the confirmation sheet and emailing it to us at latest by Tuesday, 25th October 2016. Thanking you and looking forward to your presence. ...

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12
Oct
Start Time:Oct 12, 2016|Category: Seminars

Seminar: A Question Answer System for the Mauritian Judiciary

The Mauritius Research Council is organising a dissemination on Wednesday, 12th October 2016, at the Council at 09:30 hrs, for the presentation of the findings of the research project: A Question Answer System for the Mauritian Judiciary (registration starts at 09.00 hrs).   Click here to download the programme and brief for this event.   Those interested to attend the seminar are kindly requested to email at info@mrc.intnet.mu.   Thanking you and looking forward to your presence. ...

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Sep
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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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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