[Fsf-friends] Announcing Small Research Grant Programme of SPACE

Vimal Joseph vimal@antispam.org
Thu Nov 10 11:51:05 IST 2005

Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE),
Kerala, invites applications for its Small Research Grant programme to
projects in the area of FLOSS (Free Libré and Open Source Software).

SPACE invites developers/researchers/programmers (practitioners as
well as students) to propose projects in the area of FLOSS (Free Libré and
Open Source Software) applications. These projects can be
software development or research initiatives, or associated tasks such
as localization or documentation. Some of the priority areas under
this programme are :

- Local language computing
- Solutions for Small and Medium Businesses
- Education
- E-Governance

Some ideas for your thought:

- OCR for Malayalam
- Tools for School Education
- Mini ERP for SMEs
- Software for Microcredit for Self Help Groups

We are looking for original ideas as well as contributions to existing
Free Software projects.

Please send your project proposal to

research-grant at space-kerala.org


109 Mangalam Lane,
Thiruvananthapuram 10

a rough format of proposal available at


SPACE, the Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and
Employment, is a registered society that has members from academia, IT
industry, professional societies such as IEEE and Computer Society of
India, and IT Administration of the Government of Kerala. The vision
of SPACE is to promote Free, Libré and Open Source Software (FLOSS) in
academics, governance and individual use, and supporting advocating
the use FLOSS for employment generation in Kerala.

contact at space-kerala.org

Vimal Joseph
Free Software, Free Society <http://fsfs.hipatia.net/wiki>

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