Innovation and Technology Funding instruments

Seed fund

this funding funds applied research, technology development and pre-commercialization.

Objective To assist small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) and higher education institutions (HEIs) in bridging financing requirements to translate research outputs into fundable ideas for commercialization
Beneficiaries higher education institutions (HEIs) and science councils (SCs) Small, medium and micro-sized enterprises and start-up companies
Benefits R 100 000 (minimum amount of funding)
R 500 000 (maximum amount of funding)
12-month funding period
Implementing Agency Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)



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