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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

National ICT Research and Development Awards 2013

Published On:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The “National ICT Research and Development Awards 2013” is being launched to acknowledge the efforts of Pakistani organizations, researchers, academicians, professionals, engineers, etc. in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with the aim of encouraging the development of an ICT focused R&D culture in Pakistan.
We plan to hold a Grand National ICT R&D Awards Event in August/September 2013 during which the winners would be announced and excellence of their work acknowledged.
This may be converted into a yearly featured event for National ICT R&D Fund depending upon its popularity and feedback from key stakeholders.
Award Categories
  • ICT based Products/Systems/Applications.
  • Published Research Papers.
Award Description
Each award will consist of a certificate and a cash award as per following detail:
First Prize:                  Rs. 1.5 Million 
Second Prize:             Rs. 1.0 Million 
Third Prize:                 Rs. 0.5 Million
In addition a grant up to Rs 2.5 million may be awarded to the winners (or the winning teams) through their parent institution(s) to pursue further R&D in a related area of interest
How to Apply
The application forms for the awards should be submitted both in hard and soft copy format. The hard copy of the form should be sent at the following address before the deadline:           

Last date of submission of form:   May 31, 2013

Address:   General Manager – Monitoring, National ICT R&D Fund, 6th Floor, HBL Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad.
For further details including prescribed application form, etc. visit our website http://www.ictrdf.org.pk/ict-awards/



                      

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