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Success Stories

Explore a collection of our most impactful projects and the innovative solutions funded by TIA


Performance highlights


Output performance

Technologies commercialised

Bio-based entrepreneurs

SMMEs supported

Services we offer

Funding solutions

TIA offers various funding instruments for the development of innovations and technologies.

Industries we fund

TIA supports and funds innovative technologies in various sectors.

Innovation support

Innovation enabling programmes are TIA support programmes executed to support innovators beyond just funding.

TIA Strategic Roles

The role of TIA


Active Funder

Providing risk funding and support for innovators to progress ideas towards market entry and commercialisation.



Catalyse partnerships between SMMEs, industries, universities and science councils to develop an enabled environment supporting sector specific innovations for global competitiveness



Attract and facilitate late-stage funding for the commercialisation of market ready technologies



To reduce barriers of access to expensive high-end skills and equipment for innovators by repositioning Technology Stations and Platforms.


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