NCRST/SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Nutrition

Deadline: 28 March 2017

The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is inviting interested innovators in the biosciences sector to submit grant applications. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for the nutrition innovations with a proof of concept with potential regional and global impact and can be commercialised.

Focus Area

Innovative solutions in the nutrition sector, covering value addition to indigenous foods, post-harvest technologies and other nutrition innovations that address the nutrition challenges of the SADC region.

Funding Information

Up to R1 million will be provided to the selected innovator to implement the project over a 12 months period.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Innovative SMMEs and research groups from SANBio member states (below mentioned countries) 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 Namibia.
  • 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

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

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

For more information, please visit Innovative Solutions in Nutrition.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Norad: Inviting Entities for “Rights of Minorities of Faith and Belief”

UNFPA: Support to the Development of an Implementation Framework for Comprehensive Sexuality Education in South Africa

MRC-BBSRC-EPSRC: Inviting Applications for Technology Touching Life Networks

EU 4 Youth Programme: Fostering Employability and Active Participation of Young People

U.S. Mission to Fiji: Regional Environment, Science, Technology and Health (ESTH) Program for Select Pacific Island Countries (PICs)

USAID/Vietnam: Enhancing Worker-Management Relations in Vietnam

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Advancing Palestinian Youth Educational and Community Engagement Opportunities

Applications Open for TOMODACHI Grant Program!

EU Call for Proposals: Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) 2016/17 for Uzbekistan

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

UN Women: Assessment of Advocacy Initiatives and Tools for Changing Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Attitudes

USAID: Seeking Applications for “Strengthening Physical Rehabilitation in Georgia (SPRING)” Activity

OJJDP: Inviting Applications for Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program in the U.S.

IECA Grants: Supporting Children and Young Adults in their Education

BIRD Energy Call for Proposals: U.S. – Israel Joint Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Development Program

EU Call for Proposals: Apply for ERC Advanced Grants 2017

Belize Nature Conservation Foundation: 2017 Call for Proposals for NGOs and CBOs

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Department of Health and Human Services: Inviting Applicants for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

European Union: Call for Proposals to Modernize the Education System in Azerbaijan

NordForsk Call for Projects: The Underpinnings of Nordic Societal Security

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

UN Women Nepal: Call for Proposals for NGOs to Leverage Right to Information against Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in the Post- Disaster Reconstruction

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!