The Network Operations Research Grants were established to support the development of an independent Internet research community in the Asia Pacific.
The 2019 Grants will support 4 research projects focused on the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet, with a particular focus on operational stability and security.
Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include a concrete outcome aimed to expand access to knowledge, expand coverage for research applications and maximize the benefit to the community, an implementation plan, a realistic time-frame and a detailed budget breakdown.
Three small grants of USD 20,000 USD will be allocated, for a total of USD 60,000 in funding.
Research proposals must be focused on one or more of the following areas:
- Adoption of best practices in operational Internet security by network operators, enterprises and service providers.
- Improving security of the Internet routing system through use of the RPKI standard.
- Use of Internet address registry or registry data, through use of the new RDAP protocols.
- Diagnosis, monitoring, measurement and/or analysis of live or historical datasets related to Internet infrastructure and its security.
Key dates for 2019
|Applications open||1 April|
|Applications close||21 June at 11.59 PM UTC|
|Due diligence review and contracts||August
|Announcement of successful application/s||August|
Before submitting your nomination, please review the Selection Criteria.