Available Funds

GSF General Fund
MISTI GSF general fund is open to projects in any country.
Belgium
The MIT-Belgium Seed Funds support budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at UCL and KU Leuven in Belgium.
Brazil
The MIT-Brazil Seed Funds promote and support early-stage collaboration between MIT and Brazil. In topics of health, engineering, innovation and technology the TVML MIT-Brazil Fund connects MIT to ​Insper Engineering College and Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in São Paulo. The Lemann MIT-Brazil funds projects in education policy, technology, and entrepreneurship and innovation in education​ with institutions throughout Brazil.
Chile
The MIT-Chile Seed Fund supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
China
The MIT Greater China Fund for Innovation supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Colombia
The MIT-Colombia Cali Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at universities and research institutions in Cali, Colombia.
France
The MIT-France Seed Fund, a $2 million endowment funded equally by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and MIT, supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in France.
Germany
Seed funds support new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their German counterparts at Lockheed Martin, University of Stuttgart, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg, and the University of Regensburg.
India
The MIT – IIT Ropar Seed Fund supports grants of up to $30,000 for early-stage international collaborations between MIT and the Indian Institute for Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar).
Israel
The MIT-Israel Zuckerman STEM Fund, the MIT-Israel – Lockheed Martin Seed Fund, and the MIT-Israel Broshy Brain and Cognitive Sciences Fund support budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Israel.
Italy
Through an annual call for proposals, the funds primarily support travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues in universities and research institutes in Italy.
Japan
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Chikara Hayashi and the ULVAC Inc., the Hayashi-ULVAC MISTI Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Japan.
Jordan
The MIT-Jordan Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Jordan.
Korea
The Jae S. Lim MIT-Korea Program seed funds support new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their Korean counterparts at KAIST.
Mexico
The MIT-Mexico Instituto Politécnico Nacional Seed Fund supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Mexico.
Spain
The MIT-Spain Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and INDITEX Sustainability Seed Funds support new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at universities and research institutions in Spain.
United Kingdom
The MIT-Imperial College London Seed Fund promotes and supports early-stage research collaboration between faculty at MIT and Imperial College London.