Application Forms for Grants for Projects

Application Form for Technical Development and Research Project

Research grants will be awarded for high-level and promising ICT-related development and research projects by academia and/or industry actively involved in the development and research individually or collaboratively. These projects should be based on either a universally known technology or a new technology developed by the applicant and should be aimed at achieving economically viable systems, products, or processes beneficial to the nation.

Duly filled applications in all respects along with any documents should be sent to Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). There is no deadline for submission of the application; however the application should be submitted at least three months prior to commencing the project.


Application Form (Revised April 2009)
Evaluation Form


The purpose of any form / application / guidelines / relevant content / substance available under this section is for information and requisite compliance on part of the applicant and in no way create any obligation on the Fund to accept / approve / apply / follow the same “as-is”. Provision of any information (downloading/filling up/submission of any forms/templates/applications etc.) under no circumstances shall create a contractual or any other relationship, in any manner whatsoever, between Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) and the applicant(s).

The Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) reserves the right and authority to modify / alter / amend / change / revoke / replace any or all of the terms and conditions / formats / forms at any time during processing of a grant application, without seeking any permission of the potential applicant(s). The Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) also reserves the right in its absolute discretion to consider or not to consider, approve or to dis-approve, revise or to modify, reduce or to enhance, re-appropriate or re-align etc., any amount / limits / estimation / base assumption / cost heads for any submissions made in vogue of any form / application / guidelines / relevant content / substance, etc., subject to the governing Rules and Regulations made thereunder.