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

Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund: Inviting Applicants for Irrigation Window Program

PEI Call for Applications: Regulatory Capacity Strengthening in Africa Program

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

ACTAE /CANSEA Call for Proposals: Competitive Grant Scheme to Strengthen the Conservation Agriculture Network

The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

International Press Institute: Seeking Applications for Journalism Micro-grants in Turkey

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Feasibility and Planning SPOREs to Investigate Cancer Health Disparities

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Texas NRCS Urban Conservation Project

Embassy of France in Wellington, New Zealand: Call for Applications for 2018 Pacific Fund

Applications Open for Norwegian Cooperation Programme in Higher Education with Russia!

Applications Open for Aziz Foundation’s Grant Program!

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

BMBF Call for Proposals: International Disaster and Risk Management (IKARIM) Grant Program

U.S. Embassy in Austria: Seeking Proposals for Austrian-American Partnership Fund

2017 RSSAF Grant Program: Supporting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands: Special Grant Competition in honor of CyberSecurity Awareness Month

International AIDS Society: Seeking Applications for CIPHER Grant Programme – 2017/2018

Australian Government: Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation Program

Call for Applications: BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration

Applications Open for SIU’s Three -Year Project Funding Programme!

SIU’s Eurasia Programme 2017! Apply for Project Development Funding

The Sumitomo Foundation: Grant for Projects for the Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers

WHSmith Trust: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program