Overview of Organisation

A national public entity that serves as the key institutional intervention to bridge the innovation chasm between research and development, for higher education institutions, science councils, public entities and the private sector. TIA’s vision is to be a world-class leading technology innovation and commercialisation agency that stimulates and supports advances to improve the quality of life for all South Africans. We facilitate the translation of local knowledge resources into sustainable socio-economic opportunities.

Type of investor
Seed Fund
Assistance Areas Offered
Accelerators and Incubators
Business Planning/Modelling
Mentoring and Coaching
Product Development
Prototype Development
Product Design and Development
Product Assembly and Packaging
Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation
Country/s of interest
South Africa
Operational status
Allocating Funds