The funding is provided to support projects run by HEIs and SMEs that seek to commercialise IP aligned to addressing South Africa’s water challenges. Proposals will be reviewed by a Steering Committee with representatives from the WRC, TIA, and industry stakeholders.

Key funding parameters:

  • Funding instrument - Conditional Grant 
  • Limit - Up to R 200 000
  • Focus area -  Water Technologies 
  • Funding period - Maximum 12 - 18 months
Closing date

Kingson Capital offers venture capital funding and investment for an equity stake.

The TIA Seed Fund objective is to assist innovators at higher education institutions and Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) to advance their research outputs and ideas to develop prototypes, proof of concepts and business cases.