Research and research collaborations with the goal of identifying and developing innovative solutions for global challenges are at the core of MIT. This page lists potential funding opportunities for projects relevant to Africa.
Funding Opportunities at MIT
Please find below links to several MIT programs, initiatives, and centers that may offer funding opportunities to MIT faculty and principal investigators for projects relevant to Africa.
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