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The Innovation Funding and Pre-Commercialisation Support

The Innovation Funding and Pre-Commercialisation Support (IFPCS) Division supports the development and exploitation of technology innovations by enabling and facilitating the conversion of technology ideas into enterprises. This is done by funding the development of technology and the preparation of the technologies developed for commercialisation…
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Global Cleantech Innovation Programme

TIA and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) co-implement the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa (GCIP-SA), with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The Programme aims to spur local innovations in energy efficiency, green buildings,…
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Seed Fund Overview

The purpose of the Seed Fund is to assist innovators at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Science Councils (SCs) and, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to advance their research outputs into prototypes and fundable ideas for commercialisation. It also enables innovators to de-risk research outputs for…
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GCIP – Shining bright

GCIP – Shining bright

EAST LONDONER Nikolas Jankovich was in the top eight of this year’s Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) in Johannesburg this month. GCIP – Shining bright
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WWF Climate Solver

WWF Climate Solver

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is working in partnership with WWF South Africa (WWF-SA) on the national chapter of the international WWF Climate Solver programme. The Climate Solver programme, which shares TIA’s Global Cleantech Innovation Programme South Africa (GCIP-SA) objective to identify technologies and enterprises…
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International Conference

International Conference

Johannesburg, Gauteng: The Forging Enterprise National Small Business Conference 2015, led by Osiba Management, will be held 26-28 May at the CTICC to celebrate 20 years of small business promotion in South Africa. International Conference
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TIA welcomes its new CEO

TIA welcomes its new CEO

Mr Barlow Manilal has recently joined Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) as the new Chief Executive Officer. He holds a BSc Hons. degree in Industrial Technology & Management TIA welcomes its new CEO
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New TIA mLab partnership

New TIA mLab partnership

TIA and mLab Southern Africa announce new early stage fund to stimulate more South African mobile innovation by start-ups. mLab Southern Africa today announced the launch of a new fund established in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency which will assist local mobile, sensor or…
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IES Overview

The Innovation Enabling Support (IES) Programme’s purpose is to enable and stimulate a culture of innovation within the NSI with an aim to build a vibrant and enabled ecosystem. IES assist TIA in delivering on its mandate using a combination of financial and non-financial programmatic…
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Innovation Skills Development

TIA’s Innovation Skills Development Programme (ISD) aims to strengthen Critical Thinking Skills for people behind innovations. ISD provides skills to enable technology progression from ideation to pre-commercialisation to ultimately impact on national development. ISD addresses the strong need for flexible and innovative learning approaches within…
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