What is the process?

1. Application to the IER of your institute or university 

See the support mechanisms of the institutes and universities below

2. Tech Grant coordination meeting to review applications 

3. Invitation to pitch to the Selection Committee 

4. Release of funds

FIT awards the grant to the IER which will be used to pay the salaries of the founders

To apply

For FIT Tech Grants, projects must go through the support mechanisms of FIT-accredited universities and higher education institutions. Please visit the following websites:

Key dates

Important: in order for your application to be presented to the Selection Committee, you must have submitted your complete application before the application deadline.

Deadline for applications:

Selection Committee:

11 May 

03 November 

01 June 

24 November