ISIF Asia

The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is a grants and awards program empowering communities in the Asia Pacific region to research, design and implement Internet-based solutions for their own needs, placing particular emphasis on the positive role the Internet has in social and economic development in the region.

ISIF Asia offers support through competitive grants and awards processes as well as offering support for a range of capacity-building opportunities for selected recipients.

Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 56 grants and 25 awards allocating over AUD 3 million to 81 innovative initiatives across 22 economies that focus on innovative access solutions, connectivity, education, health, localization, language preservation, freedom of expression, open data, disabilities, and more.

For detailed information about the ISIF Asia program, please visit the website.

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ISIF Asia news

Latest news about the ISIF Asia.

2020 ISIF Asia Grant recipients announced

By Sylvia Cadena - ISIF Asia secretariat on Wed, 16 Sep 2020

ISIF Asia has awarded USD 120,000 to four organizations to support network operations research and development for the benefit of the region. 2020 Internet Operations Research Grant Recipients Four grants of USD 30,000 each were allocated to four research and development projects focused on the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet, with a particular …



Report Available! Honeynet Threat Sharing Platform

By Sylvia Cadena - ISIF Asia secretariat on Sun, 30 Aug 2020

This project, led by Charles Lim from the Swiss German University in Indonesia, in collaboration with Indonesia Honeynet Project and Badan Siber dan Sandi Negara. With the continuous rise of cyber security threats, monitoring security potential threats and attacks become essential to plan for cyber defense. Honeypot, a decoy system designed to lure attackers, has …



Report available! Connecting the Unserved – Bhutan’s First Trial with TV White Spaces

By Sylvia Cadena - ISIF Asia secretariat on Tue, 09 Jun 2020

This project, led by Tshering Norbu from NANO, conducted Bhutan’s first trial with emerging TV White Space (TVWS) technology to deliver broadband Internet access to the unserved areas and determine its appropriateness or not in Bhutan where the terrains are mountainous, thickly forested and rugged, and where building wired network infrastructures is technically and commercially challenging. …