Prototype Fund

We Fund Open Source Prototypes in Public-Interest Technologies


Are you an evangelist of Open Source?
Are you passionate about addressing Societal Issues through Open Source Creations, during your spare time?
Do you feel constrained by lack of Fund – that prevents you from gaining access to web domain, infrastructure support, hosting, evangelisation material, etc.

If You answer “Yes” to the above Questions:
You would be delighted to note that IIITB will be extending its support to (not necessarily, final-year) Students as well – supporting those
students who are working on Open Source Creations – through an “Open Source Prototype Fund”.

  • Note: If you are applying as a team, choose one person as the applicant and enter the names of the others in the “Team Members” field.
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Funding Criteria

The jury focuses particularly on the following criteria in its evaluation.


Frequently answered questions about Prototype Fund and related procedures.

Application Form

Are you an evangelist of Open Source and want to address Societal Issues? 

An Initiative of Dean’s Office of Research & Innovation, 21st Nov 2021

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