14 April 2021

The SINO MALTA FUND 2021 Joint Call for Project Proposals is now OPEN. The SINO MALTA Fund supports research, development and innovation projects between Malta-based and China-based entities in the following 3 areas:

  • Digital Technologies
  • Health Innovations
  • Green Transitions

 Total allocated budget for Malta-based entities is €600,000 (3 projects will be awarded, of up to €200,000 each).

Application follows a two-stage submission process, with the Stage 1 Pre-Proposal Deadline being Monday, 24th May 2021.  At this stage, Maltese applicants are given the opportunity and any necessary assistance to find Chinese partners to collaborate and work on a common project idea. Eligible applications will be invited to proceed to Stage 2, when a full proposal will be requested, including the state of the art, methodology, implementation as well as other details.

The National Rules for Participation (State Aid and Non-State Aid) as well as the Application Form and any relevant Annexes may be accessed from .

Interested applicants are invited to make use of Plumtri’s Matchmaking . Kindly note that the page is accessible to Plumtri registered users only – registration is free.

For more information, visit .