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INTERNATIONALISATION PARTNERSHIP AWARDS SCHEME PLUS 2020 (IPAS+)


The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) is receiving proposals under the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme Plus (IPAS+). The Scheme is divided into two options. Applicants are to fill in the appropriate sections of the form; they may select either Option A or Option B, or both:

 

Option A: opportunities for collaborative initiatives between Maltese academic institutions, public entities, or private entities and at least one foreign research centre or academic/private entity of proven track record of excellence. Proposals should describe the nature of the joint activities that would be funded through the Award. Applicants are to demonstrate how the proposed activities contribute towards and align with achieving the goals of the National R&I Strategy 2020, and to describe the potential of any activities to become self-sustaining or generate longer-term outcomes.

 

Option B: opportunities for Maltese entities intending to submit a Horizon 2020 (H2020)/Horizon Europe proposal as the coordinator of the consortium to engage a service provider (local or foreign) who will be supporting the applicant through proposal writing and submission.

 

The amount of the Award available to any one successful applicant is capped at €5000 per Option. All projects are evaluated by a selection panel set up by MCST on the basis of evaluation criteria outlined in the Call text.

 

Interested Applicants are to submit their application form electronically to Mr. Mark Farrugia at mark.c.farrugia@gov.mt with “IPAS+ – Application 2020” as subject heading.

 

The deadlines for submission are the following:

 

Option A: midnight on Friday 3rd July 2020

and;

Option B: midnight on, Friday 15th May 2020, Monday 15th June 2020 and Friday 3rd July 2020.

 

The application must be dated and signed by the applicant and the legal representative. All received applications shall be acknowledged by email. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Additional information can be found in the documents attached to this call. Alternatively, interested parties may contact Mr. Mark Farrugia on 23602178 or 23602000.

 

IPAS+2020 Application-Form_

 

IPAS+2020 Rules Non State Aid_

 

IPAS+2020 Rules State Aid_

 

State-Aid-2020