DTI Funding Application Forms 2023 – www.thedtic.gov.za

Last Updated on January 3, 2023

DTI Funding Application Forms

About the Department of Trade Industry and Competition

The Department of Trade Industry and Competition (the dtic) was established after the merger of the Department of Trade and Industry and the Economic Development Department.

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and its subsidiary agencies are involved in promoting economic development, black economic empowerment, implementing commercial law, promoting and regulating international trade, and consumer protection.

DTI Funding Programmes

The dti funding for small businesses is currently obtainable from the following four funds:

SEDA Technology Programme – the Seda Technology Programme (STP) is responsible for providing both financial and non-financial technology transfer, business incubation and quality support services for small enterprise.

Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APSS) – Launched in 2017, the Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APSS) incentive scheme is a R1-billion cost-sharing grant fund designed to boost investments in new and existing agro-processing projects.

Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (SPII) – designed to promote technology development in South Africa’s industry, through the provision of financial assistance for the development of innovative products and/or processes.

The Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP) – a cost-sharing incentive programme for projects in primary, secondary and ancillary aquaculture activities

Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA) – aims to develop export markets for South African products and services and to recruit new foreign direct investment into the country.

The Sector-Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS) – a reimbursable cost-sharing grant that will pay for 80% of the costs incurred by (non-profit) export councils, joint action groups and industry associations to provide support to companies to grow the export market for South African goods.

DTI Funding Application Forms

The DTI funding application forms are available on the DTI portal, making it easy for everyone to acquire the loans. DTI funds are accessible to any business that qualifies for the grants, regardless of its sector.

For more information, visit DTI’s official portal: http://www.thedtic.gov.za

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