Request for Application: Eastern Cape Health Research and Innovation
The South African Medical Research Council under the Grants Innovation and Product Development Unit is seeking to fund projects that will focus on interventions for Maternal, Child and Women’s Health, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), Mental Health, Sexual Reproductive Health Violence against women and children. The impact of COVID-19 on the above would also be of interest. This could be through health systems research or digital based research.
Publication of call: 31 July 2020
Deadline for submitting applications: 11 September 2020 (23:59 SA time)
Review completion and feedback : September - November 2020
Award and contracting: December 2020
Call of participation: BIO Africa Digital convention 2020
The third edition of the BIO Africa Convention will be held from 24 to 26 August 2020.
The convention provides a platform for panel discussions, partnering, virtual exhibitions, company presentations, showcasing African biotechnologies to the world and networking with stakeholders in the regional and global biotechnology environment in the health, agriculture, industrial and emerging bio-based sectors to the world.
The theme of the BIO Africa 2020 Digital Convention is “Discover, Develop & Disseminate” and TIA continues to be a partner to the Convention.
Startup Incubator - Green Energy - Call for Applications
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy”. Funded by the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), the 12-month programme will support 70 women involved in renewable and green energy production in two African countries – MALAWI and NIGERIA.
Applications open – 10 July 2020
Applications close – 15 August 2020
SA Egypt Joint Call for Proposal in Applied Research & Innovation Projects in Disruptive Technologies
TIA Call for proposals - Essential Oils Project
TIA (Technology Innovation Agency) invites experienced individuals, with a strong background in the essential oils industry, with technological innovations and innovative solutions, to submit applications for further Research & Development activities. The objective is the advancement of the essential oils industry.
COVID-19 Artificial Intelligence and Health Application Call for Proposal
Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) call for proposal is to provide funding to innovators and companies that have artificial intelligence and health technologies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.
Closing date for submissions: 15 July 2020
COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund
South Africa's National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI), South Africa's Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Fonds de Reserche du Québec (FRQ), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID), the United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Newton Fund, and SGCI participating councils across 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are pleased to announce the COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund. The Rapid Grant Fund seeks to contribute to the African regional and continental response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opening Date: Monday, 18 May, 2020
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 June, 2020
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
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: www.kalonvp.com/entrepreneur/apply-for-funding/
MEST Africa Challenge 2019
Applications are now open for the 2019 MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition!
The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its second year, offering up to $50k in equity investment for startups based in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and Cote dÃ¢€™Ivoire.
Please go to www.mestafricasummit.com/MAC for more information and to apply.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
WAITRO Innovation Award
TIA Seed Fund
Refer to calls for COVID-19 & Essential Oils Project above.
For any TIA (Technology Innovation Agency) Seed fund queries, please contact Ms. Doret Kruger.
Tel: 018-299 4508 E-mail: Doret.Kruger@nwu.ac.za