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Leading House MENA: Joint call Morocco-Switzerland

This call for projects aims at strengthening the collaboration between Swiss and Moroccan institutions by allocating seed money funding to pilot projects.

Leading House MENA

The call has been launched in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation of the Kingdom of Morocco, and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of the Swiss Confederation.

The goal of this instrument is to allow researchers to conduct joint activities in order to build teams, to apply for grants from other funding agencies, and/or to develop long-term partnership between the institutions or research groups involved.

The call for projects is open to the following disciplines:

  • Education sciences;
  • Cognitive sciences;
  • Migration;
  • Biotechnology.

The maximum amount that can be requested is CHF 10,000 for the Switzerland-based partner(s) and MAD 100,000 for the Morocco-based partner(s).

Applications should be submitted in French

Submission deadline: 9 December 2022

See the website for more information.