Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI)

Call for Proposals (CFP)

Aerospace and Defence Industry Development and Technology Support Programme

CFP No.: 002/22/11/21

The Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI), which is hosted under Industry Connect at the CSIR is a programme of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic).  The AISI hereby invites interested companies to respond to the Call for Proposals (CFP) for Aerospace and Defence Industry Development and Technology Support.

The CFP is aimed at identifying organisations requiring technology support in sectors relating to advanced manufacturing in aeronautics, space and defence. Industry is encouraged to apply for funding to industrialise technologies to the advancement of South African niche capabilities and value propositions in support of National Government objectives such as competitiveness improvement and localisation.

Thematic Areas:  The thematic areas selected for this CFP are at the discretion of the AISI and are seen as those most relevant for technology advancement in the South African aeronautics, space and defence sectors. These are:

  • Aerostructures including advanced manufacturing and processing; 
  • Space;
  • Avionics;
  • Propulsion; and
  • Surveillance and Sensor Systems.

Please download the application documents as follows:

  • Terms of Reference (TORs)
  • Proposal Template (Annexure A) (Please download the Proposal Template from the TORs document – Page 23)

Closing Date and Time: 13 December 2021 at 16:30

Please direct all queries to:
Livison Mashoko