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NTC Chapter’s Innovation Grant – Call for Applications

Call for Applications – NTC Chapter’s Innovation Grant


The IEEE NTC Chapters & Regional Activities Committee is calling for applications from NTC Chapters (student chapters included) for NTC Chapter’s Innovation Grant. The purpose is to support regional NTC Chapters to propose new innovative activities to be carried out in 2023/2024 and beyond. Up to USD$2500 can be applied from each eligible chapter.


All active NTC Chapters, but priority will be given to chapters that have not received any funding support from the Chapter’s committee in the last 3 years.

The Application Pack should

  • include a list of the past chapter activities carried out in 2021-2023 (that have been reported in Vtool).
  • include a brief proposal (up to 2 pages) on the proposed activities, with a clear description on each activity, its action plan (such as for activity promotion, format/venue and duration) and relations to the topics of the current NTC Technical Committees ( tech-cmtes) and the NTC Distinguished Lecturers (DL) program (, as well as the main benefits (to IEEE NTC members and wide community).
  • include a budget justification for each planned activity. Typical funding is USD $1000. In special well-documented cases, funding can be increased but no more than USD $2500.
  • be sent by email to: Prof. Lan Fu: by Oct. 31, 2023.

The selection committee
Prof. James Morris (Chair, NTC Liaison & Transnational Committee)
Prof. Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske (NTC VP for Finance)
Prof. Xiaoning Jiang (NTC VP for Technical Activities)
Dr. Vasuda Bhatia (R1-7 Coordinator)
A/Prof. Attila Bonyar (R8 Coordinator)
Prof. Murilo Romero (R9 Coordinator)
Prof. Brajesh Kumar Kaushik (R10-India Coordinator)
Prof. Li Tao (R10-Other, Coordinator)
Prof. Lan Fu (NTC Chapters – Chair)


Important dates:
• Application open: Sept. 1, 2023
• Application close: Oct. 31, 2023
• Notification/Announcement of outcome: Nov. 15, 2023

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