Nokia Bell Labs Prize: Apply to Win Exciting Prizes

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Nokia Bell Labs Prize, a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. Categories Web Applications Cloud Services Computational … [Read more...]

Czech-German Technology and Innovation Cooperation: Funding Joint R&D Projects of German and Czech Partner Institutions

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MEYS) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is seeking applicants for its joint research and development projects of German and Czech partner institutions. Applicants are expected to develop marketable products, services or technologies with high market potential in Germany, the Czech Republic and/or Europe. Scope Renewable energy technologies: Power storage and power conversion technologies; … [Read more...]

ICT for Social Good: Innovation for Development Grant Program for Local Innovators in Low-Income Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The ICT for Social Good is currently accepting applications for its grant program "Innovation for Development" to sustain, as much as possible, local innovators in low-income countries but also to inform the development sector too often still based on traditional intervention models about local innovations. “ICT for Social Good” is part of a broader framework, “Innovation for Development”, a large feasibility study on innovation within the international development … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator Program for Startups

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company by leveraging Google’s global reach and resources? Apply now for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator, currently accepting applications. Program Structure Work closely with Google for 6 months This includes 2 … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Apply for Internet Freedom Fund to Advance Safe Access to Global Communications Networks

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of … [Read more...]

STDF Development and Innovation Grants: 6th Call for National Challenges Projects

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) is seeking applications to provide grants under its National Challenges Projects (NCP) to address public and private sector priority needs in all areas with the ultimate goal of improving socio-economic issues and/or enhancing the nation’s GDP. The objectives of this call are proposed to encourage scientists to respond to society needs and market demand, and to apply innovative or applicable solutions to urgent and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund: Seeking Concept Notes

Deadline: 16 April 2017 Applications are currently open for Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund, supported by the UK Government that aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. To date, M4D Utilities estimates the trials have impacted over 2.3 million direct beneficiaries in underserved populations around the world. The grants awarded since 2013 have led to an additional USD 174 million raised by grantees … [Read more...]

Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants: Inviting International Organisations to Submit Inquiries

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry requests for public safety and/or technology education programming for international organizations and institutions. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

National ICT R&D Fund Request for Proposals: ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National ICT R&D Fund is seeking proposals for its "ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program" to provide services to train women entrepreneurs to leverage ICT for their businesses. The applicant entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The Government of Pakistan (GoP) has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Apply for Internet Freedom Fund to Promote Human Rights and Advance Safe Access to Global Communications Networks

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently accepting applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. The Internet Freedom Fund improves existing internet freedom tools, invests in next-generation tools that move beyond the traditional … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund Call for Applications: Information Controls Fellowship Focused on Repressive Internet Censorship and Surveillance

Deadline: 19 March 2017 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration at different levels and across institutions on the topic of information controls -- specifically repressive Internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute Alumni Event Grants 2017 in Sweden!

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The Swedish Institute (SI) is seeking applications for its Alumni Event Grants 2017 with an aim to create platforms for SI alumni to meet, exchange knowledge and build competence. Thematic Areas Green technology and/or Energy efficiency Management skills and/or Leadership Human Rights & Democracy Innovation and/or Entrepreneurship CSR & Sustainable development Civil Society ICT and E-solutions Grant Information A maximum of SEK … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ford Foundation’s Technology Fellows Program!

Deadline: 11 March 2017 The Ford Foundation's Internet Freedom unit is currently seeking applications for its Technology Fellows program, that will play a strategic advisory role to the foundation as well as provide practical technical expertise to staff and grantees. Technology Fellows will enable the foundation to better serve the technical needs of grantees, identify emerging opportunities and threats related to technology, help develop networks and communities of social justice … [Read more...]

DFAT Cyber Cooperation Program: Building Cyber Capacity in the Indo-Pacific

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking project proposals from organisations and businesses for its "Cyber Cooperation Program” to build cyber capacity in the Indo-Pacific to develop their institutional capacity to address cyber threats, strengthen cyber security and combat cybercrime, through public–private partnerships. The aim of the Program is to build cyber capacity primarily in the Indo-Pacific region, including through public–private … [Read more...]

The Mazda Foundation’s Grant: Providing Assistance to a Broad Cross-section of Worthy Charitable Entities and Causes throughout Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to provide assistance to a broad cross-section of worthy charitable entities and causes throughout Australia. Aims and Objectives The Mazda Foundation’s aims and objectives include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: assistance to young people through education and … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for EOIs: Strengthening Cyber Policy Think Tanks in the Global South

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from independent research organizations in the global South that are committed to using research to inform and influence national-level cyber-related policy in the areas of digital rights, cybersecurity, and innovation policy. This initiative will provide funding to promising think tanks, and will work with successful applicants to improve their research, policy, and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Canada – India Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Governments of Canada and India is currently inviting companies from Canada and India who wish to perform joint R&D leading to technology commercialization. Working together, the Governments of Canada and India aim to foster and support collaborative industrial research and development projects with high potential for commercialization. This bilateral program is managed in Canada by Global Affairs Canada in partnership with the National Research Council of … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS) Programme

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India is seeking proposals for its Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS) programme. Themes Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems Research (ICPSR): Proposals will have thematic initiatives for developing systems for practical applications in the areas of Water Energy Healthcare, Agriculture Infrastructure Transport Security of Physical Systems Data Science … [Read more...]

Spider Center Call for Proposals: Supporting ICT4Education Projects

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Spider Center has announced an open call in the thematic programme of education and learning. The objective of the present call is to receive project proposals that are ready to be implemented and can deliver concrete results. Proposals that can demonstrate how they will achieve learning outcomes and organizations that form strategic partnerships with different stakeholders from the public and private sector and civil society will be prioritized. The focus is on … [Read more...]

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