3.1       Leverage collaborative partnerships between Govt and industry (working with academia) for R&D on a cost sharing basis for improved industry competitiveness.

3.3       Programme is awarded for the following:

3.3.1    Applied research and innovation projects
3.3.2    Registration patents

3.4       Priorities for funding

3.4.1    Support sectors in IPAP
3.4.2    Gender and race of students and researchers and HDI
3.4.3    BBBEE enterprises
3.4.4    SMMEs