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MIT-Chile - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Seed Fund

The Pontificia Universidad Católica is one of Chile's oldest universities and one of the most recognized educational institutions in Latin America. The MIT-Chile - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues in Chile. The Chilean colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal. The maximum award is $30,000.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Chilean participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Chilean teams

Sixty percent of available funds will be earmarked for projects with an engineering component.

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The MIT-Chile Seed Funds are a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.

 

MIT-Chile - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Seed Fund

The Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez's mission is to help expand the frontiers of knowledge through high-level research, and transfer this knowledge to the benefit of society. The MIT-Chile - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile for projects in design, innovation and technology.

Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues in Chile. The Chilean colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal. The maximum award is $30,000.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Chilean participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Chilean teams

The MIT-Chile Seed Funds are a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.