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 99 grants and 29 awards allocating over USD 5.4 million to 128 innovative initiatives across 27 economies on projects 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.
Report Available! Open Lawful Intercept for Asia Pacific
By David Dawson on Thu, 14 Apr 2022
This project is to improve network operations in Asia Pacific in the area of Lawful Intercept, using OpenLI.
Report Available! IPv6 deployment at enterprises
By David Dawson on Wed, 13 Apr 2022
IPv6 adoption at large, brick-and-mortar enterprises has lagged. Many feel that unless this issue is addressed, the Internet as a whole will stall at an IPv6 adoption rate of about 60%. IIESoc, a nonprofit based in India, would like to begin to address this issue.
2022 ISIF Asia Grants now open for applications
By Hannah Durack on Tue, 15 Mar 2022
ISIF Asia is now accepting applications for the 2022 funding cycle. ISIF Asia empowers organizations across the Asia Pacific region to research, design, and implement Internet-based solutions to solve Internet development challenges that support community development and growth. Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 99 grants and 29 awards, allocating over USD 5.4 million to 128 innovative initiatives across 27 economies. Applications are open to public and private sector organizations, academia, non-profits, …