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Cyber Security Improvement Grants for Private, Research, and Academic Sectors in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Morocco 

Sunday, July 31, 2022
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Overview: 

To enhance cyber security at organizations in order to secure dual-use or weapons proliferation-sensitive information. 

  • CySIGs are CRDF Global-sponsored grants to secure proliferation-sensitive information and technology to prevent cybertheft from private, research and academic sectors in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Morocco.   
  • CySIGs are a one-time award of up to $50,000 each.   
  • The awards are implemented through CRDF Global.   

Eligibility: 

CySIGs are open to applicants - academic, research (private and public), government-owned enterprises and government agencies, private companies from eligible countries that possess all from the listed criteria:  

  • A citizen and consumer-oriented web-interface  
  • An existing IT infrastructure appropriate for advanced security enhancements   
  • Generate, hold and/or access dual-use, WMD-enabling and/or weaponizable information, data or technology related to artificial intelligence (AI) and associated fields (e.g. machine learning, neural networks), biotechnology, semiconductor manufacturing, and high-performance computing  

Eligible countries: Georgia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Poland, Romania. 

How to Apply: 

By email to dkuznetsova@crdfglobal.org 

Award Amounts: 

Up to $50,000 

Award Duration: 

Until December 30, 2022  

Additional Information: 

For detailed information regarding the CySIG competition please visit: https://www.crdfglobal.org/funding-opportunities/