RIAS offers support for start-up projects of IHE alumni in their own country by making an amount of money available per project between € 500 and € 2.500

The submitted project proposals are assessed by an Advisory Group and an Expert Group.

Proposals for 2023 were submitted in June, 2023.
Download the application form.

In 2022, 8 proposals were submitted.

The funded projects of 2022 are

  • Create film to amplify the voices of women fishers campaigning for wetland protection in Chennai
    Ain Contractor – India
  • Test commercial feasibility of Lombrifiltro filter as alternative to sewerage
    Cesar Maldonaldo – Mexico
  • Set-up PoC for digital to capture outcomes of WASH projects and define lessons learned & best practices
    Denis Sigei – Kenya