US fund aims to boost Islamic technology - SciDev.Net: "US fund aims to boost Islamic technology
2 November 2009 | EN | FR
Eligible projects would create opportunities in areas like ICT
[CAIRO] The United States has launched a fund to facilitate private sector investments and promote technological development in countries of the Organisation of The Islamic Conference (OIC).
The Global Technology and Innovation Fund (GTIF) was launched by the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) on 23 October. It will provide US$25–150 million for a range of projects. Submissions will continue until the end of the month (November), with final selections announced in June 2010."