Funding opportunities

TIA SEED FUND AND HEALTH UNIT CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2020/21. Deadlines: 30 & 13 November 2020

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) hereby invites Seed Fund Implementing Partners to submit applications as part of call for applications for the 2020/21FY.

The Call seeks to address two fundamental areas:

A. Seed Fund Call: This will focus on the translation and advancement of research outputs into fundable ideas in the Medical Devices and Diagnostics thematic areas. Submission deadline: 30 November 2020

B. Health Technology Development and Pre-Commercialisation Call: This will focus on the progression of post-proof of concept (TRL5+), projects in Health that were previously funded by the Seed Fund and require funding for further technological development or Pre-commercialisation activities. Submission deadline: 13 November 2020


NEWTON Funding

Welcome to Universities UK International's Newton Funding Bulletin.

This bulletin provides updates when new calls are opened or call deadlines are looming.

Section 12J Digital Technologies Fund

Section 12J Digital Technologies Fund

Kalon Venture Partners invests in- and builds a portfolio of high growth technology companies, with innovative business models, geared to existing and emerging institutions and their customers.

Kalon Venture Partners invests growth capital in the form of equity to be utilised to assist established, but still high-risk ventures in expanding activity such as creating additional traction in South Africa, launching into Africa and then foreign markets, as well as creating new product/technology lines.

Access the online funding application at the following address:


Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (SPII): The Product Process Development Scheme

The Product Process Development scheme intends to promote technology development through the provision of financial assistance for the development of new products and/or processes.

To apply visit the dti website, and locate the financial assistance tab. All information including application forms and guidelines is provided for in each of the dti funding and/or incentives. Completed application forms with supporting documents must be submitted via e-mail to

TIA Seed Fund

No current calls.

For any TIA (Technology Innovation Agency) Seed fund queries, please contact Ms. Doret Kruger.

Tel: 018-299 4508     E-mail: