The Technology Development Fund supports the development of technologies from proof concept leading to product prototype and ultimately demonstration thereof in an operating environment.

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Full description


  • High Education Institutions
  • Science Councils
  • Small Micro Medium Enterprises
  • Start-up companies

Technology Readiness Level

TRL 4 - 7

Usage of Fund 

  • Prototype development
  • Demonstration and pilot plants
  • Support of certification activities.
  • Piloting and techno- economic evaluation
  • Sourcing of IP opinions
  • Provision of analytical services
  • Acquisition of technical and scientific infrastructure and skills
  • Technology demonstrations
  • Plant Breeders Rights
  • (PBR) trials
  • Field testing and performance trials for veterinary and crop health and nutrition technologies