SINO-MALTA Fund 2021 Call Opening Soon!

Monday, March 29, 2021

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People's Republic of China would like to announce that the Sino Malta Fund 2021 Joint Call for Project Proposals will be launched soon. The Sino Malta Fund supports research, development, and innovation projects between Maltese and Chinese researchers.

For the SINO-MALTA Fund 2021 Joint Call, the eligible Thematic Areas are:

  • Digital Technologies
  •  Health Innovations
  •  Green Transitions

Malta-based entities and China-based entities are invited to jointly apply for funding to undertake an R&I project in these thematic areas. The National Rules for Participation and the Application form will be published here soon.

Eligible undertakings (State Aid) as well as Public entities and Public Research & Knowledge Dissemination Organisations that do not carry out an economic activity within the meaning of Article 107 TFEU (Non-State Aid) can request up to EUR 200,000 per project proposal and will need to adhere to the National Rules for Participation. The total budget for this call is EUR 600,000.

Interested applicants are invited to make use of plumtri’s matchmaking SINO-MALTA Fund 2021 call page by registering interest here.

Queries may be forwarded to the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) on   

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