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

EIT RawMaterials: King of the Netherlands opens new state-of-the-art recycling plant in Delfzijl

Developing raw materials into a major strength for Europe – Purified Metal Company (PMC) has made an important contribution to the vision of EIT RawMaterials in opening the first ...

Commission to boost 2021 - 2027 investment in supercomputers to €8B

The quest for technology sovereignty goes on, with the European Commission more than doubling the budget for the EuroHPC high performance computing programme and setting it a new objective of reducing ...

Improving advance care planning for late-stage cancer patients

Advanced cancer affects a patient’s physical and mental condition, while also having a significant impact on the patient’s quality of life, with depression and anxiety being common problems . Plan ...


Don't forget to submit your Stage 2 Full PRIMA Proposals by 1st October 2020 (17:00) Barcelona time! ...

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Latest Calls

Cloud Funding for Research

Source of Funding: OCRE - Open Clouds for Research Environments
Lead Partner (Country): OCRE launched it’s first funding call for the adoption of cloud services available through the OCRE IaaS+ framework agreements. Two subsequent calls for projects are planned to open in February a ...


Source of Funding: Malta Council for Science and Technology
Lead Partner (Country): Malta This is a Call for Expression of Interest is intended for Evaluators wanting to provide evaluation service to the Malta Council for Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as the Council) i ...

Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships for COVID-19

Source of Funding: EU Commission
Lead Partner (Country): Belgium In light of these exceptional circumstances, the EU Commission announces that the Erasmus+ Programme takes up the challenge to confirm its role as the main EU instrument supporting innovation in ed ...

R&I Scheme 2020 - Support Scheme for Research and Innovation Projects in the Fields of Energy and Water

Source of Funding: Energy and Water Agency
Lead Partner (Country): Malta The R&I Scheme seeks to support R&I projects whose objectives are in line with national policies and seek to contribute in a tangible manner to addressing one of the following:A ...

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Executive (Research & Innovation)

MCST is currently looking to recruit an Executive to join the R&I Programmes Unit on a full-time basis. As an Executive, you will be responsible for the promotion and implement ...

Executive (Esplora Sales and Fund-Raising)

The Malta Council for Science and Technology requires the services of a full-time Executive (Esplora Sales and Fund-Raising) to form part of the Esplora team. The selected candidate will be responsibl ...

Full-time Explainer

Are you looking for a unique opportunity? Do you see science as a relevant part of everyday life? Do you like talking to people?We are looking for individuals who are creative, fun, are willing to lea ...

Post/s of Full-Time or Part-Time Research Support Officer II

The project aims at assessing the feasibility of using these technologies on a locally grown crop by establishing standard operating procedures for post-harvest handling of crops with an aim to prolon ...

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