Chilean research institutes and universities are leaders in the Latin American region in fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, engineering, mining, sustainable development, urban transportation, health, public policy, education, astronomy, and aerospace, among others. The GSF general fund is open to projects in any country with priority consideration to proposals from Latin America.

MIT-Chile Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (UAI) Seed Fund

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

The fund is for collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.

UAI colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal

  • Priority given to projects that propose a balanced exchange between MIT and UAI
  • Proposals should demonstrate complementarity between the two teams
  • Maximum award: $30,000 

The MIT-Chile Universidad Adolfo Ibañez Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • present a balanced exchange between the participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the teams
  • involve undergraduate and graduate students

MIT-Chile Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) Seed Fund

Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. The Chilean colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal. The maximum award is $20,000.

The fund is for collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

USACH colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal

  • Priority given to projects that propose a balanced exchange between MIT and USACH
  • Proposals should demonstrate complementarity between the two teams
  • Maximum award: $20,000 

The MIT-Chile Universidad de Santiago de Chile Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • present a balanced exchange between the participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the teams
  • involve undergraduate and graduate students