The Internet Operations Research Grants support the development of an independent Internet research community whose work can improve the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet in the Asia Pacific region, and widen its coverage, applications and benefit to the community.

Applicants can apply for an amount between AUD 5,000 and AUD 45,000 based on their research needs, a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget. For 2017, the total amount available to support research is AUD 85,000.

The grants are open to research focused on Internet operations, infrastructure and related protocols; network measurement and analysis; IPv6; BGP routing; network security as well as peering and interconnection.

Key dates for 2017

Applications open 20 June 2017
Applications close 15 September 2017 - Midnight UTC
Selection process September 2017
Due diligence review and contracts October 2017
Announcement of successful application/s November 2017

Before submitting your nomination, please review the Selection Criteria.