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Nam S&TMauritius is a member of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and other developing countries (NAM S&T Centre). (http://www.namstct.org)
The NAM S&T Centre frequently organizes seminars, symposiums, workshops, training programmes and fellowships on bilateral or multilateral basis in selected fields of special relevance. The focal point for the NAM S&T Centre being the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, nomination for these international events is carried out at the level of the ministry.
The Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology and the French Embassy, signed the “Partenariat Hubert Curien Le Réduit (PHC Le Réduit)” on July 18, 2019. This agreement aims to boost research in Mauritius through an operational mechanism intended to promote the emergence of research partnerships through the mobility of researchers between the two countries.
It constitutes a privileged instrument of bilateral scientific cooperation between the Republic of Mauritius and the French Republic. It is in line with the objectives of the Mauritian Government of transforming the island into a 'knowledge hub', by allowing Mauritian researchers to join the international scientific community through innovative research projects of strategic importance for the country.
Downloadable documents:Call for Applications/Appel à candidature (Annex I)Application Form/Dossier de candidature (Annex II)Guide to Good practices/Guide de bonnes pratiques (Annex III)Press Communiqué/Communiqué de presse (Annex IV)
The overarching objective of the Research Fund is in line with the Government decision to promote academic research in all our universities under various research schemes. The Schemes, introduced in 2017, are managed by the Higher Education Commission.
The main objectives of the Research Schemes are, amongst others to:
More information is available on this link: http://www.tec.mu/research_schemes
The objectives of the IORA are:
The concept of open regionalism underpins these goals. IORA is also a platform for researchers, scholars and practitioners to share research findings, including the priority research areas it is currently working on:
More information is available on https://www.iora.int
More information is available on https://www.skatelescope.org/
As an academic partner of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology identifies and nominates young scientists to attend the meeting. These scientists should be studying or carrying out research in Mauritian Higher Education Institutions and should be able to meet the selection criteria of the Council of Lindau. The final selection of the Mauritian candidate who will attend the meeting is done by the scientific review panel of the Lindau Nobel Laureate.
More information on the Lindau Meetings 2021 is available on
SANBio operates on a regional multi-country approach: All project efforts involve at least three countries since many development problems transcend borders. The SANBio Secretariat, which manages the day-to-day activities of the Network, is hosted at the SANBio Hub in Pretoria, South Africa.
More information is available on this link: https://www.nepadsanbio.org/
In a bid to service its mission of promoting and pioneering research for sustainable development to enhance the quality of life of the people of Mauritius, the MRIC offers several Research and Innovation Schemes.