IFFTI conducts a number of initiatives wherein travel scholarship are provided to Faculty and Research Students of IFFTI member Institutions for presenting papers at the IFFTI Annual Conferences and undertaking a short course of study/workshop at another IFFTI member Institution.

IFFTI also gives awards to the winners of student competitions at Annual Conferences. Presently following initiatives are being undertaken
a) Senior Faculty
b) Junior Faculty
c) PG/Research Students
d) Faculty Mobility Initiative
e) Student Competitions

IFFTI has also published a Journal on Best Practices