On 8th January 2019, the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (LHMENA) launched a call for “Innovation starting grants”. It aims to foster collaborations between researchers in Switzerland and their counterparts in countries of the MENA region. Seven countries of the region are eligible for this call: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian territory, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
The call is open to all scientific disciplines and wants to support both technological and social innovation. Each project must involve at least a Swiss university, a university of the MENA region and a non-academic partner of the MENA region.
Applications must be submitted electronically by 25th March 2019. The full text of the call and the application form can be found on the Leading House website: https://www.hes-so.ch/en/leading-house-mena-10324.html