Technology Innovation Agency

TIA calls for innovative e-waste solutions

The public entity is offering funding for waste beneficiation, acid mine drainage, water purification and water-saving solutions.

Jun 22, 2018

New applications open for SME growth fund

The Craft and Design Institute's grant fund aims to support up to 60 businesses to create 600 new jobs.

Jan 26, 2018

SA innovators find ways to interpret satellite data

The South African National Space Agency challenged local entrepreneurs to come up with innovative methods to use and interpret earth observation data.


SA's first digital health accelerator calls for applications

The Digital Health Cape Town Accelerator invites applications from e-health start-ups and digital health companies with viable business ideas.

Sep 7, 2017

Spotlight on SA innovation

The Department of Science and Technology is staging its Innovation Bridge technology showcase and matchmaking exhibition this month.


Innovation Bridge set to fast-track SA innovation

Innovation Bridge 2017 will be staged at Gallagher Convention Centre on 15 September.


Innovative tech SMEs coin it after agency turnaround

The Technology Innovation Agency shrugs off a history of scandals to refocus on its mandate and steadily increase the number of tech SMEs it funds.


Agency commits R5.9m to anti-piracy start-up

The Technology Innovation Agency will provide the funding to Custos Media Technologies over the next two years.


GAP innovation competitions 2016 now open

Applications must be submitted through the GAP Web site by 2 June, and winners of GAP 2016 will share over R2.5 million in seed funding and cash prizes.

Feb 4, 2016

Saggitarious Serpentarious system detects electricity theft

The device is used to detect and prevent electricity theft on prepaid or conventional electricity meters.

Jan 27, 2016

SA ranks 30 for global innovation impact

The ranking reflects a combination of policies that have made a positive contribution to the global innovation ecosystem.


TIA defies budget slash to disburse R371m

The parliamentary grant reduction forces the agency to reduce costs, cut jobs and look for other sources of income.

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