Some typical activities that the IFAC Foundation will support are:

  • assistance with travel and local expenses of authors from developing countries whose papers have been accepted for IFAC events
  • assistance with the organization of workshops in developing countries
  • aid for students to attend IFAC events and
  • grants and scholarships for deserving students and young researchers
  • promotion of research areas of value to society
  • support production of:
    • promotional material on topics in the fields of IFAC (not for commercial purposes)
    • educational materials that encourage students of all ages to pursue careers in control
  • encouragement of young people to become involved in IFAC and
  • recruitment of affiliate members to IFAC
  • expansion of IFAC's capability to chronicle the history of automatic control