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Collaboration partner to the Durban Chemicals Cluster

Collaboration partner to the Durban Chemicals Cluster


The Composites Cluster, as a collaboration partner to the Durban Chemicals Cluster brings to your attention the following opportunity:

The Durban Chemicals Cluster Business Accelerator, supported by Ferro Coating Resins, Ferro Dispersions and NCS Resins has been developed to support Black owned business and entrepreneurs* achieve their potential. With a focus on innovative products and services in the chemicals sector* it aims to fast track the time to market or scale of creative ideas driven by passionate South Africans. If you  are a small innovative business with massive growth potential, or an entrepreneur with an idea whose time has come and would desire intensive support from an experienced business person to assist you overcome the constraints to your success and receive a preferential loan of R 500 000 – R 2 million to accelerate your business growth then you need to apply to join this program.

  1. Complete an on-line application at www.durbanchemicalscluster.org.za/busaccelerate by 30 November 2018
  2. Chosen candidates will be invited to a preparatory session and Dragons’ Den on 4 – 5 December 2018 at the ICC Durban.
  3. Approved candidates will receive an intensive mentoring and support programme
  4. Successful candidates will be granted a preferential loan and receive ongoing mentoring and support

CLICK HERE DCC Accelerator flyer                     CLICK HERE for the DCC Accelerator Press release

EMIA Scheme

EMIA Scheme

Definition of EMIA Scheme

The purpose of assistance under the EMIA scheme is to partially compensate exporters for costs incurred in respect of activities aimed at developing export markets for South African products and services and to recruit new foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Africa.
The programme comprises the following Individual Participation Incentive Schemes:

1.1  Individual Exhibition (IE) and In-Store Promotions (IP)
1.2  Primary Market Research (PMR) and FDI
1.3  Individual Inward Mission (IIM)
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