The MIT-Spain Seed Funds promote new, cutting-edge research collaborations and help to deepen partnerships between MIT faculty and researchers and their Spanish counterparts.

MIT-Spain Universidad de Alcalá 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 Alcalá (UAH). The Spanish colleague(s) must be identified in the proposal.

The maximum award is $20,000.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Spanish participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Spanish teams
  • involve undergraduate and graduate students

The MIT-Spain Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.

MIT-Spain Universidad Politécnica de Madrid 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 Politécnica de Madrid.

The Spanish 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 Spanish participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Spanish teams
  • involve undergraduate and graduate students

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

     

 

MIT-Spain INDITEX Circularity Seed Fund

Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports new collaborations between faculty and students at MIT and their counterparts in universities and research institutions in Spain. The maximum award is $30,000.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • propose a balanced exchange between the MIT and Spanish participants
  • demonstrate complementarity between the MIT and Spanish teams
  • involve undergraduate and graduate students

Purpose of the proposals should be linked to::

  • Sustainable fabrics & raw materials
  • Textile-to-textile recycling technologies
  • Sustainable logistics
  • Water or energy textile processes optimization
  • Improve textile maintenance
  • Optimize biodegradability
  • Traceability at yarn level

The MIT-Spain INDITEX Circularity Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds. All general MISTI Global Seed Funds criteria, application and evaluation procedures apply.