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MeDDIC is seeking to fund opportunities for increasing the local content of existing medical devices by localizing the manufacture of either key components of or complete medical devices. The RFA is specifically aimed at medical devices already in the public sector market in South Africa that are either fully or substantially imported. As such, new medical devices in development will not be considered for funding unless they can directly replace an imported or largely imported device already in use in the public healthcare sector in the country. One such example of an identified need is for the manufacture of components of the ventilator patient circuits, especially the CPAP masks.

The SAMRC hosts the Medical Device and Diagnostic Innovation Cluster (MeDDIC) under its Global Health Innovation Accelerator (GHIA) Program. MeDDIC is a national initiative, supported by the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), aimed at stimulating and intensifying technology innovation within the sector as well as encouraging an integrated ecosystem in support of increasing the competitiveness of the industry.

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See attached to this call, the proposal and budget templates.

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