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.
Announcing the ISIF Asia Awards 2022!
By Hannah Durack on Thu, 08 Sep 2022
The 2022 ISIF Asia awards recognize Swiss German University and the University of Auckland. They will be presented at the APNIC54 conference during the APNIC Foundation conference session. Come join us!
Report available! Network remote powering through quasi-passive reconfigurable nodes
By David Dawson on Fri, 20 May 2022
This project investigated the remote powering of the Internet using quasi-passive network nodes, where the power required for the providing Internet in remote network nodes without local power supply is remotely provided optically.
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.