ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017

The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition” grant programme.

The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and which can be commercialised. Innovative solutions in the human health, human and animal nutrition sector that are at prototype phase and have a less than 12 month period to commercialisation can be proposed for this call.

Funding Information

Up to R1 million will be awarded per project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Innovative SMMEs and research groups from SANBio member states can apply.
  • For this call, at least two SANBio member states should collaborate in finding a solution and one of the countries in the consortium must be from Zimbabwe.
  • Applicants should ensure that the consortium has an industrial partner as part of the applicants.
  • Project teams must include at least a business expert, the lead innovator and other experts needed to implement the project.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Mozambique, Malawi, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia and Madagascar.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.


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