Call for Proposals for the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme Plus (IPAS+)

Call for Proposals for the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme Plus (IPAS+)

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) is receiving proposals under the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme Plus (IPAS+). This year 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) 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 with “IPAS+ – Application 2019” as subject heading.

The deadline for submission is midnight on 21st June 2019.

All submissions must be initialised / signed, dated and/or stamped on each page. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Application must be dated, signed and stamped on each page by the applicant. All received applications shall be acknowledged by email.

Additional information can be found in the documents attached to this call. Alternatively, interested parties may contact Mr. Mark Farrugia on 2360 2178 or 2360 2000.


Application Form 2019

Call for Applications 2019

State Aid 2019