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Posted Dec 30, 2015

The CSF is a partner, along with 15 EU and Latin American countries, in the ERANET-LAC project. Under the ERANET-LAC second joint call, the CSF will provide partial funding for ICT projects, in Barbados only, on a competitive basis to one or two companies. More companies may be funded if more funds become available.

Start-up and small companies (less than 25 employees) only are eligible to apply for these grants. Overhead costs are not reimbursable under these grants. Preferred projects are in "ICT for Smart Cities" and "ICT Health". Period of performance can be more than 1 year but less than 2 years.

Details of the ERANET second joint call can be found at, and the specific rules for the Barbados solicitation can be found here.

More general information about the ERANET-LAC project can be found at

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Posted Apr 4, 2012

On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings Christ Church, Barbados, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the Caribbean Energy Innovation Contest IDEAS 2012. According to the IDB website, individuals, enterprises and organizations based in the Caribbean are invited to submit proposals focusing on adoption, innovation, assimilation, development and transfer of technologies in renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change mitigation and fossil fuel substitution by April 30, 2012. Awards of up to US$200,000 are offered for projects and enterprises which promote energy efficiency and access to renewable energy in the Caribbean region. Applications should be submitted electronically - details and guidance are available at Grant winners will be announced July 15, 2012.

Posted Feb 23, 2012

MassChallenge vision is to have a creative and inspired society who can define their future and is then able to be empowered to maximize their impact. The MassChallenge mission is to catalyze a start-up renaissance by helping entrepreneurs at an early stage to win by connecting them with the resources they need to launch immediately.

An annual global accelerator program and start-up competition, documenting and organizing key resources as well as organizing training and networking events are the MassChallenge's primary activities.

To read more about the MassChallenge and how you can apply, CLICK on the link below:


Posted Feb 21, 2012

Promotes research collabrations between Canadian researchers and researchers of developing countries in 4 broad areas: agriculture and the environment, global health policy, science and innovation, social and economic policy.

Forge links at the individual and institutional level between scientists, technology entrepreneurs and marketplace to improve quality of life and economic prosperity.

A Japanese government program that promotes international joint research targeting global issues (environment/energy, bioresources, natural disaster prevention, infectious disease control), working through 3-5 year projects involving partnerships between researchers in Japan and researchers in developing countries.