CDI Capital South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Funding
Seed fund

Applications are open for the Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF). The fund is open to; 

  • Early-stage small and medium enterprises/entrepreneurs/researchers
  • Students at tertiary institutions as long as the institution does not already have an Intellectual Property claim to the product/service. Please consult institution’s Intellectual Property policy
  • Pre-revenue businesses in incubation or entering incubation or
  • Existing SMEs with new products/innovation that is still pre-revenue.
  • SMMEs must have a valid Tax Clearance Certificate for the company or individual applying in their own capacity
  • South African citizens with valid South African Identity Documents or legal entities controlled by South African citizens with valid South African Identity Documents or permanent residents who hold a valid RSA ID document.

SECTOR FOCUS: 

  • Agritech
  • Biotechnology
  • Health
  • Manufacturing
  • Water Conservation
  • Alternative Building Materials
  • Energy
  • Low-carbon technology and renewable energy
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Wild Card* (*projects outside these sectors can be considered)

Click here to apply. 

Closing date
Industry
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Agro-processing
Agribusiness and Agbio
​Manufacturing
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Green Energy
​Construction
​Information and communication