Department of Trade and Industry South Africa | Pretoria
Keywords related to the funding opportunity.
Partnership Machinery and equipment Product development Service development
Summary: 
A short description of the funding opportunity.

SPP was initiated to develop and support programmes/interventions aimed at enhancing the manufacturing and services supply capacity of suppliers with linkages to strategic partners' supply chains, industries or sectors.

Applicable funding type(s).
Grant funding
How to apply for the funding opportunity.

To apply visit the dti website, and locate the financial assistance tab. All information including application forms and guidelines is provided for in each of the dti funding and/or incentives.

Organisations with projects/technologies in the following organisation sector(s) may qualify to receive the funding.
Government
Projects/technologies in these industries may qualify to receive this funding.
Agro-processing
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Your project will be assessed based on the following criteria.

The applicant/project will be evaluated based on the following evaluation criteria: management competency with business and technical background and entrepreneurial and leadership skills, track record in successfully mentoring and coaching SMEs, comprehensive project proposal, availability of funding and commitment from strategic partners to fund the project, SME support and capacity to develop networks, extent to which partners are committed to and have demonstrated capacity to create market access opportunities for the product and services arising out of the strategic partnership programme, realistic exit strategy and post-programme support plan and contract values.

The process followed to select and award funding.

The strategic-partner should either register a Special Purpose Corporate Vehicle (SPCV) incorporated in the Republic of South Africa or set up a separate cost centre or branch solely dedicated to the purpose of participating in this programme. The SMEs supported by the strategic-partner must be a South African registered legal entity, involved in manufacturing, agro-processing, mineral beneficiation and manufacturing related service sectors of the economy.

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