Welcome to plumtri! The R&I Platform

plumtri is a platform that serves as a tool for R&I stakeholders in the Mediterranean Region. The main aim of plumtri is to facilitate networking and knowledge sharing and also to serve as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for information on the latest news, events and funding opportunities in the spheres of R&I.

By registering to plumtri, you will gain access to all of its useful features, including the possibility of finding partners for collaborative research, engaging with other members, as well as gaining access to further R&I related resources. 

plumtri is administered by the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST).

Access Resources section for more information on COVID-19 R&I related initiatives.


Latest News & Events

New crop to provide bio-based products from poorest soils

Increasing the production of biomass crops has the potential to help provide Europe’s growing population with a secure and sustainable supply of food, animal feed, bioenergy and other products.Howev ...

EU wants ideas for European Research Area reboot

The European Commission has launched a process to reboot its European Research Area (ERA) policy, inviting ideas and feedback until August 3, and promising to publish a plan for revitalising ERA, and ...


Crop management in Mediterranean rainfed cropping systems, is usually finalized to a more efficient water use. Most soils have low soil organic content, due to low water availability, high temperature ...


There is a need for building up an area of peace and stability in the Mediterranean, reducing disparities, increasing opportunities for decent life and jobs for all, promoting dialogue and understandi ...

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Latest Calls

Call for expressions of interest to organise the EIT Food Awareness Event

Source of Funding: EIT
Lead Partner (Country): Malta EIT Food is looking for three organisations, each based in one of the below-mentioned countries, to organise the EIT Food Awareness Event for the local agrifood ecosystem in September-Nov ...


Source of Funding: BLUEBIO COFUND
Lead Partner (Country): Malta  The call is targeted to fund projects focusing on supply systems in the blue economy: logistics and transportation – from  ...

ERC Advanced Grant

Source of Funding: Horizon 2020
Lead Partner (Country): Belgium ERC Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research a ...

OPENING OF CALL: Sino-Malta Fund

Source of Funding: MCST
Lead Partner (Country): Malta The Malta Council for Science and Technology would like to announce the Science & Technology Cooperation Sino-Malta Fund call is now open. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get funding for ...

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Call for Scientific Evaluators

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) is seeking to nominate suitable candidates to participate in the scientific evaluation of transnational research proposals under the MarTERA 20 ...

Institute of Electronics and Computer Science - Postdocs

Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI) is a reserach institute in Riga, Latvia. We're looking for postdoc researchers to join our research team. The funding will be provided through PostD ...

Scholarship in Japan

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT) is considering the possibility of offering a scholarship to a Maltese graduate student (must be graduated before the depa ...


Currently, we are facing a global pandemic, and we as DIH-HERO together with our extensive Robotics in Healthcare European network are fighting against COVID-19 to support healthcare professionals and ...

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