Islamic Development Bank Transform Fund 2018


Scientists, Innovators, SMEs, Private Firms, Governments & Non-Governmental Organizations, and Academic or Research and Development Institutions in IsDB Member and non-member countries, which are in need of funding support can apply under these categories:

  • Category 1: New Ideas with Proof of Concept.
  • Category 2: Scaling up of Innovative Projects.
  • Category 3: Commercialization of Technology.
  • Category 4: Capacity Building in Science, Technology and Innovation
Support the global goals:
  • Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well-being
  • Quality Education
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Online application form available at the IDB portal "Engaging and transforming communities" (Please register at

  • must be accompanied by an initial idea concept note (in the case of Category one) or
  • detailed project technical proposal / feasibility study (in the case of other categories)
  • demonstrating, among others, the requested information under each category and supported by illustrative media means (e.g. photos, videos, demos, etc.).

  • Guidelines for the Application to the Science, Technology and Innovation Transform Fund (IsDB-STIF) can be downloaded by clicking the link – (

    Deadline for the submission to IPSR

    Please submit the following documents to IPSR:
    i. Application form (printed from website) and supporting documents (softcopy & hardcopy)
    ii. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendation From Research Centre & Faculty (hardcopy)
    iii. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary

    Deadline: 22 June 2018 (Friday)

    Email the softcopy to or


    All applications must be evaluated at IPSR level and recommended by IPSR Director before submission to IsDB by 31 July 2018

    Contact Person

    Ms Banu, ext. 848
    Cik Azahian Abdul Kadir, ext. 846