Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The objectives of the MIT-SPAIN ”la Caixa” Foundation SEED FUND call for proposals are the following:
  • Significantly to increase the number of opportunities for collaboration between Spanish researchers and MIT.
  • To increase the visibility of Spanish research among MIT faculty, researchers and students, and vice versa.
  • To build a strong community of scientific leaders at MIT and in Spain with mutual links to give rise to long-term collaboration.

    The projects submitted must be focused in one of the following fields:
  • Health: cancer, AIDS-HIV, cardiovascular disorders, neurodegenerative illnesses and global and planetary health.
  • Energy: new energy sources and renewable energies.
  • The global economy: economics, science and technology as tools to combat social inequality.

    If you still don’t have faculty connections with MIT, the following links will help you find faculty connections:
  • Característiques principals
    The MIT-SPAIN ”la Caixa” Foundation SEED FUND aims to boost cooperation between faculty, researchers and students in Spain and those from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • The grants can be used to cover the cost of travel and meetings to facilitate international cooperation and projects.
  • Grants cannot be used to cover salaries or materials.
  • The funds cannot be assigned to finance long-term stays (more than two months) abroad or at MIT. However, the MIT-SPAIN ”la Caixa” Foundation SEED FUND can send MIT undergraduate and postgraduate students to work on projects directed by faculty abroad through our internship programme. Please contact us for further information.
  • The funds are not intended to finance postgraduate students’ theses.
  • The funds will be placed at the disposal of the MIT applicant and must be administered by their department.
  • Proposals must be submitted jointly by Spanish and MIT researchers.
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
    Carol Barnwell: Ext.: 1670
    Marta López: Ext.: 1576
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Application portal:
    $ 30,000