Seda Essential Oils Business Incubator (SEOBI) is a Private Business Incubator and a registered Non-Profit Company(NPC). SEOBI aims to provide comprehensive business development support through training, mentorship, market creation and commercialization of enterprises in the essential oil industry.


  • Agricultural services
  • Lab services

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is a South African-based agency established primarily to address challenges faced by the nation’s youth. 

NYDA Products and Services 

Operating Conditions

Closing date

Categories for Entry

1. New idea:

The New Ideas category is for anyone without an established business or initiative, but with a good idea that is viable, innovative and aimed at solving real sustainability challenges that would help Stellenbosch become a more sustainable place to live, study and work.

2. Existing Business/Initiatives:

Closing date

Eligible Enterprises

South African registered legal entity. A foreign entity will only be considered if it partners with a South African registered entity and the application is submitted by the South African entity.

Studies that fulfil the following non-financial criteria will be eligible to apply for a grant through the programme: