The SASTEP platform supports technology and commercial partners with the commercialization of their technology and matchmaking with investors to empower the partners to manufacture their products locally. The platform provides support for each technology in its portfolio to be demonstrated in the field to ensure the technology is safe for use and performs optimally in the end-user environment. The partners are further assisted to develop market and revenue models, and a bankable business plan to enable matchmaking with suitable investors for commercialization and local manufacturer. This study will generate required market and commercial information necessary to provide business advisory support and to develop commercialization strategies for this technology category.

The purpose of this call is to market entry study for decentralized wastewater treatment systems which are designed according to low water, energy and carbon and recycling principles

Any technical queries should be directed to the SASTEP Programme Manager,

Mr Akin Akinsete on

Any submission and admin related queries should be directed to

Ms Dimakatso Nkoliswa on

Telephone : 012 761 9395

The terms of reference can be found on the WRC website:

The proposal must be submitted on the BMS portal no later than 31 July 2020 using the attached BMS guideline by the close of business (16h00). Late applications will not be considered.

For queries regarding the BMS upload you can contact the BMS support team on

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