SEDA: Request for Proposal Opporttunity for Incubation/Accelerator & Digital Hubs

About the Opportunity

SEDA calls on all Incubation, Acceleration, Enterprise Development Centres, and Hubs in the Private and Public Sector to partner with them as they grow the Ecosystem and better support enterprises in South Africa.

Benefits to the Partnership:

This Partnership Model includes various Seda SMME support instruments and technical support incentives such as:

  • Incubation systems support;

  • Tools, Know-how and network linkages (Financial and Non-Financial) Technology Transfer and Technical assistance and incentives to incubated enterprises;

  • Quality and Standard and Conformity Assessment Incentives;

  • Export marketing support incentives;

  • Internationalization and Digitization;

  • Certification support to the National Incubation Standard (SATS 2234:2020);

  • Possible Financial Support**, in line with the Department of Small Business Developments (DSBD) District Development and SMME Support Plan.

  • Etc.

Application Details: Interested applicants are required to attend a Compulsory Virtual Information/Briefing Session as per the listed details:

Date: Tuesday, 19 July 202

Time: 09:00 - 11:30

Platform: Zoom

Meeting ID: 982 9264 5088

Passcode: 158809

Proposal Submission Deadline:

Friday, 30 July 2021

E-mail Subject Matter:

Township Incubator/Accelerator and Digital Hubs Proposal

E-mail Proposals To:

The DSBD through SEDA aims to address some of the environmental entrepreneurial

ecosystem challenges and 4IR opportunities by partnering with suitable entities.

  1. Interventions will include the provision and development of suitable and sustainable incubation or acceleration programs.

  2. Provision of technical and enterprise development support to:

  • Start-ups·

  • Grassroots Innovators·

  • SMME’s·

  • Cooperatives·

  • Moon shots / High growth Enterprises·

All you need to do is to:

  • submit your model,

  • number of enterprises in a cohort

  • sign a Seda Ecosystem Partnership Agreement

  • become a SABTIA member

For more information, please click the link below:

Contact Details:

National Information Centre

Tel: 0860 103 703


Physical Address:

The Fields, Office Block A, 1066 Burnett Street Hatfield 0833 Pretoria Postal Address: P.O Box 56714, Arcadia, 0007 Tel: +27 12 441 1000 Fax: +27 12 441 2064.

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