This will be awarded to enhance the innovation capacity and output of individuals or micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It will also facilitate potential exploratory work in early stages of pioneering applications of ICTs that introduce unconventional, innovative approaches or ideas which translate into a new ICT product, process or service.
The following eligibility criteria shall be used:
Applications shall be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Terms of Funding
The grant shall cover costs for research, including field studies and related expenses.
The maximum funding to an applicant in this stream shall be capped initially at USD 10,000 and shall be provided for only one year.