Wednesday, March 23, 2005

ICT R&D Grants Programme for Asia Pacific

The ICT R&D Grants Programme is pleased to announce the March 2005 Competition round for ICT R&D grant applicants from the Asia Pacific region.

This open theme competition welcomes proposals in the following areas:

Research and development into innovative ICT applications, with a clear focus on practical and replicable approaches and techniques.
Research on Internet infrastructure design, performance, management policy and related topics.
Development of practical solutions based on the application of proven and readily available Internet technologies with minimum basic research.
Research on the outcomes and social impacts of specific ICT policies and interventions and application of Internet technologies.
Research on policy matters affecting Internet networking in the Asia Pacific region, especially where linked to areas such as policy impacts, gender equity, social equity, sustainable communities, and technology diffusion/transfer and benefits to rural areas.
Technology related issues such as broadband connectivity, “last mile innovation, mobile and wireless technologies for the developing world, and increasing the capacity or efficiency of existing network infrastructures.

We will NOT entertain proposals which fall outside the scope of the grants programme.

Interested organizations or institutions from the Asia Pacific region may apply for either of the following types of grants:

Grants up to a maximum budget of US$9,000 over a term not exceeding 12 months.
Grants up to a maximum budget of US$30,000 over a term not exceeding 24 months.

To learn more, please read about the Scope, Criteria, Grants awarded before completing an Application form with the full details of your proposal. Please note that proposals must satisfy all of the programme requirements in order to be considered for funding.

Kindly note that the deadline for applications for this round is 30 March 2005.

The grants committee will screen all proposals, and the results will be made known by mid May 2005.

Contact person for the ICT R&D Grants Programme at APDIP:

Phet Sayo
Programme Specialist Capacity Building
Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme
Tel: +603 2091-5172
Fax: +603 2093-9740


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