Some typical projects 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 IFAC events 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 videos/CDs on topics in the fields of IFAC (no commercial purpose)
    • educational materials that encourage students of all ages to pursue careers in control
  • improvement of electronic communications between IFAC and its members and
  • 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