International Collaborative Research (Category-I)

INTRODUCTION

This Category-I Programme is formerly known as “HRD Programme for Exchange of ICT Researchers and Engineers” or EBC-J2 Programme. The objective of the “International Collaborative Research” is to promote the exchange of advanced knowledge and technical know-how among ICT researchers/engineers in the Asia-Pacific region through international collaborative research projects on advanced ICT and ICT utilization. This programme is funded by the extra budgetary contribution from Government of Japan.
The APT annually invites applications for collaborative research projects on the programme from APT members. And then the APT selects some proposals in accordance with the criteria.
The criteria have been updated to reflect rapid technological changes and other circumstances since initiation of the programme in 2001.
From 2015 onward, the programme will be implemented in accordance with the Brunei Darussalam Statement of the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministers on Building Smart Digital Economy through ICT.

SUBJECT FIELD OF THE COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

(1) Technologies for Broadband Deployment and e-Applications
(2) Cybersecurity;
(3) Applications of ICT for Disaster Management;
(4) Emerging Technologies in ICT such as Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.;
(5) Wireless Communications Technology;
(6) Technology for Rural Telecommunications;
(7) Language Processing Technology;
(8) Telecommunications Policy;
(9) Others

MAIN FEATURE OF THE COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH (Category I)

  • In principle, a maximum amount of US$60,000. (US$80,000 in the fields of environment, public safety and disaster communications) - will be made available for each project/research. However, the appropriate amount of the budget for the project will be determined based on careful examination of the proposal prior to project implementation.
  • The research is to be concluded within 11 months from the date of announcement of selection by the APT secretariat.

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Invitation Letter

Brunei Darussalam Statement of the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministers on Building Smart Digital Economy through ICT

SCHEME OF THE PROGRAMME AND RELEVANT FORMS FOR 2017's PROJECTS (APT Forms) :

Category-I Attachment-1 Scheme of the Programme
Category-I Attachment-2 Application Form and Annexes  
Category-I Attachment-3 Accounting Form and Budget Plan

DSA Rate (May 2017)
List of ICT Experts

CONTACT
APT Secretariat
HRD and ICT Department
12/49, Soi 5, Chaengwattana Road, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: 662-573-0044
Fax: 662-573-7479
Email: aptict@apt.int

 

 
 
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