|Request for Applications||
|Request for TIA Seed Fund Applications||26 August 2021||
15 September 2021 (mid-night 00h00) – applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is pleased to announce the release of its 3rd SAMRC-TIA Seed Fund call for the 2021/22 FY (SAMRC-TSF) with focus on Biosimilars and Indigenous Knowledge System related technologies (African Traditional Medicines, Cosmeceuticals, Nutraceuticals and Health infusions). The TSF aims to assist innovators to advance their research outputs and ideas to develop prototypes, proof of concept and business cases that could be used for further development, and to de-risk opportunities for follow on funding from TIA and/ or other funders. The maximum allowable amount per application for this call is R650,000, including VAT.
We hereby invite all innovators from SMMEs who are working on new Biosimilar and Indigenous Knowledge System related innovations to apply for the SAMRC-TSF.
The SAMRC TTO, within Grants Innovation and Product Development (GIPD), will receive and coordinate applications to submit to a Steering Committee and to TIA for consideration, and is available to assist the applicants with such applications.
Application deadline: 15th September 2021 (mid-night 00h00) – applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
Please direct any queries, requests for information and completed applications for this TSF call to:
Request for TIA Seed Fund Applications
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 23:59