Funded Projects

Below are the list of the projects approved for the HLT Fund financing. If you are interested in one of the projects, please visit ADB’s project page linked there for more detail.   

As of May 2020, the ADB High-Level Technology Fund has financed the following projects:

Approval DateProject NameTechnologySectorDMCs CoveredAmount ($000)Related Links
8 May 2020Digital Twin Capabilities in Project ManagementDigital Twin technologyTransportNauru225
28 April 2020Regional Support to Build Virus Resilient and Energy Efficient Centralized Air Conditioning SystemsClean, efficient and smart air conditioning systemEnergyRegional1000
16 April 2020Building Inclusive Social AssistanceGIS and blockchain technologiesSocial DevelopmentIndonesia1000Project Data Sheet
31 March 2020Promoting Smart Systems in ADB’s Future Cities ProgramBlockchain based land registry systemUrbanRegional500Project Data Sheet
31 March 2020Support for Innovation and Technology Partnerships in Asia and the PacificHLT solutions in different sectors to be determined through a selection process under the TAMultisectorRegional3000Project Data Sheet
20 December 2019Financial Inclusion Framework StrengtheningMatching Grant Technology Fund for Rural BanksFinancePhilippines400Project Data Sheet
20 December 2019Sustainable Transport for All: e-Mobility Study – Pilot for promoting e-boats in ThailandElectrification of different types of boatsTransportThailand1100Project Data Sheet
18 December 2019Human Development Enhancement ProgramArtificial intelligence, telemedicine, and quality management systemsHealthArmenia500Project Data Sheet
17 December 2019Developing the Health Sector in the PacificmHealth technology, interoperable health management information systemsHealthTonga500Project Data Sheet
17 December 2019Supporting the Advanced Knowledge and Skills for Sustainable Growth Project in IndonesiaBlockchain technologyEducationIndonesia500Project Data Sheet
28 November 2019Digital Solutions to Improve Agricultural Value ChainsMobile applicationAgricultureRegional500Project Data Sheet
5 November 2019Support for Human and Social Development in Southeast AsiaElectronic Medical Records and othersHealthRegional500Project Data Sheet
28 October 2019First Utility-Scale Energy Storage ProjectSmart grid technologyEnergyMongolia3000Project Data Sheet
11 October 2019Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Development ProgramAsset Management System for Water SupplyWaterGeorgia225Project Data Sheet
28 June 2019Urban Water Supply and Sanitation ProjectUltraviolet disinfection, fecal sludge managementUrbanPapua New Guinea2500Project Data Sheet
28 June 2019Strengthening Education in the Pacific Region, OFDL Resource Repository for the Pacific RegionOpen Flexible Distance Learning Resource RepositoryEducationRegional500Project Data Sheet
26 April 2019Irrigated Agriculture Improvement ProjectWater resources measurement technology, remote sensing technology, geographical information systemWaterCambodia1600Project Data Sheet
12 April 2019Third Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector ProjectAir to water generating systemUrbanCambodia1000Project Data Sheet
1 April 2019Smart Management System for MongoliaWide area monitoring system, and metering data management systemEnergyMongolia1000Project Data Sheet
18 February 2019Sensor systems to detect elephants and prevent elephant – train accidentsSensor technology – thermal imaging cameras or geophonesTransportRegional500
15 February 2019Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project, Additional FinancingWire-rope median barriers for road safetyTransportMongolia1500Project Data Sheet
19 December 2018Asia and Pacific Innovation and Technology Partnership Technical Assistance ProjectHLT solutions in the energy sector to be determined through a selection process under the TAEnergyRegional1500Project Data Sheet
13 December 2018Climate Resilient Inclusive Infrastructure for Ethnic MinoritiesIntegrated hydro-meteorological and stream gauging stations for climate resilient infrastructure design and managementTransportViet Nam5000
27 November 2018South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation National Single WindowBlockchain, e-Payment gatewayDigital Technology for DevelopmentMaldives500How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chain Transparency in Maldives
30 July 2018Majuro Waste to Energy ProjectSolid waste management system using waste-to-energyEnergyMarshall Islands500
17 July 2018Greater Male Environmental Improvement and Waste Management ProjectIntegrated solid waste management system using advanced waste-to-energyUrban and WaterMaldives1000Project Data Sheet

Maldives Learns Solid Waste Management Best Practices and High-Level Technology from Japan
09 July 2018Regional Cooperation on Increasing Cross Border Energy Trading within Central Asian Power SystemAdvance energy system planning and analytical toolsEnergyRegional1000Project Data Sheet
08 June 2018Ulaanbaatar Green Affordable Housing and Resilient Urban RenewalSmart renewable energy and building performance control and monitoring systemUrban and WaterMongolia3000Project Data Sheet
18 May 2018Second Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program Tranche 3Battery energy storage systemEnergyPakistan4000Project Data Sheet

First Grid-Connected Battery Storage System to Improve Clean Energy Access in Pakistan
02 April 2018Strengthening Financial Sector Operations in Asia and the Pacific (Supplementary)Telecommunications and information technologyFinanceRegional500Project Data Sheet
02 April 2018Balochistan Water Resources Development Sector ProjectWater resources measurement technologyWaterPakistan2000Project Data Sheet
21 December 2017Community Vegetable Farming for Livelihood ImprovementSpecialized winter greenhousesAgricultureMongolia500
11 Dec 2017Capacity Building for Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport ProjectBus rapid transit systemTransportLao PDR1500Project Data Sheet
04 Dec 2017Implementing Innovative Approaches for Water Governance in MongoliaGroundwater quality and quantity monitoring systemWaterMongolia400Project Data Sheet

Through direct charges, the ADB High-Level Technology Fund has also financed the following as of May 2020:

Approval DateProject NameSectorDMCs CoveredAmount ($000)
5 December 2019Promoting the use of mHealth applications to help achieve universal health coverage in developing member countries DMCs: mHealth for UHCHealthRegional150
18 November 2019High Level Technologies Smart Contracts for Trade Facilitation in Viet NamGovernance/Public Sector ManagementViet Nam150
27 September 2019Supporting water management and irrigation services through new technology using mobile applications for discharge measurementsWaterRegional100
24 September 2019Enhanced Water Security Investment ProjectWaterIndonesia150
29 August 2019Integrated Water Productivity Improvement ProjectWaterSri Lanka150
25 March 2019Integrated Participatory Development and Management of Irrigation Program (Upgrade and Maintenance of an Android-Based Application for Irrigation Asset Management)WaterIndonesia10
05 February 2019Engagement of Experts to Support the Innovation and Technology Partnerships TA ClusterEnergyRegional150
18 December 2018Using HLT to Support University of Pacific’s Technical and Further EducationEducationRegional150
24 November 2018HLT solutions for communicable disease control in the Greater Mekong SubregionHealthRegional140
30 October 2018Hot Brine Study for Proposed Geothermal Power Generation ProjectEnergyIndonesia100
06 June 2018Capacity Building Program on Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies Phase 1Digital Technology for DevelopmentAll150
19 February 2018Cyber Security ExpertFinanceAll150
19 February 2018Introduction of LIDAR Surveys to Support Water Resources OperationsWaterIndonesia and the Philippines60
22 November 2017Engagement of a Water Sector Expert on HLTWaterAll150