Request for proposals


Proposals are hereby invited from organisations with health, medical device or PPE industry experience and a track record of taking such products to market. The proposal should provide the information as outlined below and any other information that the organisation deems is relevant for the commercial success of the respirator.


7.1 Proposal specifications
The proposal should not exceed 20 pages, and where relevant, supporting documentation should be attached as appendices. The following documentation must be included:

Closing date

Diagnosis of a disease typically includes testing of patient samples on an appropriate diagnostic platform, and it is necessary to perform proficiency testing of these platforms regularly, so as to assure the accuracy of the results,  Professor Kana and his team at Wits have developed proficiency...

Submission Specifications

Proposals should not exceed 20 pages, and where relevant, supporting documentation should be attached as appendices. The following documentation must be included:

Closing date

Seeing the need for devices to assist people suffering from Covid-19 and other diseases, a multi-disciplinary team of innovative young engineers from HedgeSA in Port Elizabeth has halted their projects to develop a low-cost bag-mask ventilator. The device addresses the urgent need for a low-cost non...