DST Call for Notification of Intent (NoIs): Inviting Applicants for Smart Grids Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is seeking applications for its programme entitled “Smart Grids" to seamlessly transition from the existing centralized power network powered with fossil fuels to generation systems powered with renewable energy. The objective of this Call is to undertake Research &Development in the field of Smart Grids to innovate on components /systems / sub-systems / technologies required to address the challenges related to … [Read more...]

Call for Project Proposals: EUREKA Celtic-Plus European Research Initiative to Support R&D Projects

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Do you want to access new markets, technologies and skills? Do you want to gain recognition through your involvement in an international collaborative R&D project? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, develop new products or services, or work on pre-competitive research and development? Then apply for Celtic-Plus, an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Facility for Micro Small Medium Enterprise in Kosovo

Deadline: 7 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for program entitled “Grant Facility for Micro Small Medium Enterprise in Kosovo” in order to contribute to strengthening the local economy and reduce trade deficit in Kosovo by improving the capacities of Micro, Small, Medium sized enterprises (MSME). The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Low capital intensive sectors (ICT, Service, Textile and Leather processing). … [Read more...]

Apply for CIPESA-ICT4 Democracy Academia Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 Applications are open for "CIPESA-ICT4 Democracy Academia Fellowship Programme" with an aim to nurture university students’ and early career academics’ understanding of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for governance, human rights and development. By engaging members of the academic community, the programme benefits partners of the ICT4Democracy in East Africa network through placements of individuals with skills in fields such as ICT, mass communication, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: India-Republic of Korea Joint Programme of Cooperation

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India and Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of the Republic of Korea is currently inviting Indian and Korean scientists/ researchers to submit proposals for its India-Republic of Korea Joint Programme of Cooperation. Project Areas Health and Medical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Information & Communication Technologies Convergence Eligibility Criteria The Programme … [Read more...]

CanCode Program: Funding to Deliver Coding and Digital Skills Programs and Initiatives to Youth

Deadline: 26 July 2017 The Government of Canada is seeking applications for its CanCode Program with an aim to provide coding and digital skills learning opportunities to a diverse set of participants, principally students from kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) across Canada, including traditionally underrepresented groups, as well as their teachers. Funding Information Maximum contribution funding to any one recipient cannot exceed $5 million per year, and the need for the contribution must be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Balkan School on Internet Governance (BSIG) Fellowship!

Deadline: 29 June 2017 The Balkan School on Internet Governance (BSIG) programme is currently open for applications with an aim to build and strengthen capacity among stakeholders involved in Internet policy-making, with individuals holding existing expertise or those individuals working in IG-related fields in their respective countries in order to provide them with the knowledge and skills needed for effective and quality participation in different Internet policy spaces as well as various IG … [Read more...]

Innovate UK: Seeking Applications for Cutting-edge Technology Innovation

Deadline: 9 August 2017 Innovate UK is seeking applications for its project entitled "Cutting-edge Technology Innovation" to support disruptive innovation in any technology area with potential to generate growth. Innovate UK has up to £15 million for game-changing, cutting-edge or disruptive innovation projects that leads to new products, processes or services. Projects can come from any technology, science, engineering or industrial area. They can fit in with any of Innovate UK’s priority … [Read more...]

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2017: Enabling a Smart, Safe and Sustainable World

Deadline: 20 September 2017 If your product or technology is targeting markets in transportation, smart cities, safety and security, and connected industries, or if your solution enables a smart, safe and sustainable world, then apply for Nokia Open Innovation Challenge! The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with venture firm Nokia Growth Partners , is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in IoT (Internet of Things). The challenge is running for its fifth … [Read more...]

Singularity University: Apply for N Square Impact Scholars Program

Deadline: 5 July 2017 Can Your Moonshot Idea Solve Our World’s Nuclear Threat? Apply if you're inspired by N Square's vision, welcome collaboration, and can propose innovative, scalable solutions that leverage exponential technologies. The Singularity University is currently seeking applications for its N Square Impact Scholars Program, a multimillion dollar initiative designed to stimulate innovation in the fields of nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation and safety and security. N Square is … [Read more...]

MGIEP Call for Proposals: Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH) 2017

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is seeking proposals for its international conference entitled ‘Transforming Education Conference for Humanity’ (TECH) in partnership with the State Government of Andhra Pradesh in Visakhapatnam, India from December 16 – 18, 2017. The Conference is also supported by the Government of India – Ministry of Human Resource Development. The MGIEP is an integral part of UNESCO and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the MozFest 2017! Inviting Participants Worldwide

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The MozFest 2017 is currently seeking session proposals from interested applicants from around the world. MozFest sessions cover a wide range of topics, but share two important qualities: they are interactive and inclusive. The MozFest is the annual celebration of the Mozilla community and the greater open Internet movement. MozFest is a diverse, highly interactive event with something for everyone. The festival kicks off Friday evening with a science fair, where … [Read more...]

Apply for Euromena Awards: Celebrating the Richness and Strength of African Innovation!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 Euromena Consulting is currently accepting applications for its Euromena Awards with an aim to discover and show the world the talents and capacity for innovation in Africa. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation. The competition rewards creativity, innovation, development and social awareness. The goal of the award is to promote African start-ups focused on new technologies, with a social impact on the … [Read more...]

ACTTiVAte Call for Proposal: Innovating SMEs & Enabling the Emergence of Cross-Border/Cross-Sectors Value Chains

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The ACTTiVAte has announced a Call for Proposal with an aim to enable the emergence of new cross-border and cross-sectoral value chains through fostering technology transfer within four sectors with strong synergies: Aerospace, Agri-food, Health and ICT. The PAn-European Clusters for Technology Transfer and new VAlue chains, ACTTiVAte (INNOSUP-1-2015) envisages the support of innovation in SMEs and fostering the smart reindustrialization of Europe by enabling the … [Read more...]

DHHS/ACL: Centers for Independent Living Training and Technical Assistance Grant

Deadline: 24 July 2017 Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking applications for its "Centers for Independent Living Training and Technical Assistance Grant (CIL T&TA Center)". The CIL T&TA Center will serve as a central source of information, expertise, and technical assistance for the CILs. Key Functions Providing technical assistance, training and information to CILs to enhance their overall efficiency and … [Read more...]

Digital Steps Fellowship: Supporting Syrian Organizations to gain Digital Skills

Deadline: 11 June 2017 Are you Syrian and working to promote peaceful values and diversity, counter violence, bridge divides, connect Syrians with the world, change how people view Syria, and create sustainable work opportunities? Apply below to receive a 9-month fellowship that helps you develop a concrete initiative that introduces technology and communications more strategically in your work. Applications are currently open for Digital Steps Fellowship to support Syrian organisations or … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Experts: Civil Registration & Vital Statistics Systems Experts

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is inviting experts in “Civil Registration, Information Technology, Public Health, Statistics, Law and Social and Behaviour Change for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems Strengthening”. Funded by Global Affairs Canada and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and housed at IDRC, the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems is a global resource hub that … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Computing

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Facebook, with the commitment to advancing women in technology, has excitedly announced the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship! It shall be joined by thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for its tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend … [Read more...]

FRIDA Awards: Recognizing Innovative Initiatives and Practices in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Applications are open for FRIDA Awards to recognize innovative initiatives and practices in Latin America and the Caribbean that, from the field of information and communication technologies, have made a concrete contribution and with demonstrated impact to the social and economic development of the region. Themes Applications will be accepted in line with the themes of interest of the FRIDA program: Development of Internet. Innovative solutions for the … [Read more...]

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