Date: 9 September 2021By

Open Opportunities for Collaboration and Funding on SAIRA

In June 2021 SAIRA, WAITRO’s Open Innovation Platform was relaunched. With a new interface, new features, and, most importantly, new opportunities, SAIRA has already attracted over 400 users.

Go to SAIRA and check out over 180 researcher public profiles of registered SAIRA users.

There are currently over 40 opportunities open for collaboration on SAIRA. But what’s in it for you?

Are you working on sustainable agriculture?*

Go to SAIRA and find a huge variety on project ideas that aim at helping achieve SDG 2 – Zero Hunger. Browse these Opportunities and submit your request to collaborate. Together, with your project team, you can then apply for the WAITRO Innovation Award 2021 and win $25.000 to kick start your project. The application deadline is September 30th.

Are you working on climate impact solutions?

Go to SAIRA and browse open Opportunities with the objective to implement and upscale climate solutions in developing countries. Together with your partner you can then apply to the G-STIC Climate Action Programme, a fund that provides close to €5 million in subsidies.

Are you interested in Horizon Europe?*

Go to SAIRA and find partners to form a consortium. WAITRO provides up to €2.500 project support for project teams for external reviewers who examine your proposal before you submit it to the European Commission.

Are you looking for partners?

waitro eu support saira 2Do you have an innovative project idea for any of these topics or others related to the SDGs and are looking for partners?

Upload your ideas on SAIRA and find the right partner to implement your project ideas!

Finding the right partner isn’t easy. Using SAIRA is. 


*For WAITRO members only (if you are not a WAITRO member yet, join now).

About the Author: WAITRO

waitro icon ipad
The World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) is a global membership-based association of research organizations, universities, and innovation stakeholders. WAITRO provides mechanisms and support for its members and partners to connect, share, inspire, and collaborate to solve global challenges and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Share this on Social Media!