CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2016 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa

Posted by Sarah O'Carroll on 14 March 2016 | 239845 Comments

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are proud to invite applications for the 2016 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa (GCIP-SA).

The programme combines a competition and a business accelerator to offer participants progressing through the programme extensive mentoring, training, access to investors and opportunities to showcase their innovations to the media and the public. Participants stand a chance to win a cash award and national business support awards, in addition to a trip to Silicon Valley, CA, to participate in the Cleantech Open Global Forum.

The Call for Applications is now open from 14 March 2016 until 29 April 2016. 

TIA is inviting innovative start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises focused on commercialisation of local cutting-edge and innovative clean technology solutions related to energy efficiency, green buildings, renewable energy, waste beneficiation and water efficiency.

Further information about the 2016 GCIP program is available at