2016 – 2017

March

1

Bid Description: APPOINTMENT 0F OF SERVICE PROVIDER (CIDB GRADE 2CE) TO REHABILITATE THE TARRED ROAD FOR THE NRF/SAASTA JOHANNESBURG OBSERVATORY, SITUATED IN OBSERVATORY, JOHANNESBURG.
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 10/2016-2017
Closing Date and Time: Friday 25  November  2016 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Tshepo Matheane
Email: tshepo@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Science Awareness Platform
Vanessa Naidoo
Email: vanessa@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (011) 551 5940
Contract Period: Until 03 April 2017
Awarded Bidder: See below
Contract Value: R 615 726.00 VAT Inclusive.
BBBEE Level: Level 2
Points Claimed: 18
Successful Bidder: Conditional award has been made to the following bidder
NAME PRICE
1 MORIEL TARMAC R 615 726.00 (VAT Inclusive)

October

1

Bid Description: Appointment of a service provider to develop , maintain and provide training on an online management system for the science centre network profiling and online monitoring.
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 11/2016-2017
Closing Date and Time: Friday 21 October 2016 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Tshepo Matheane
Email: tshepo@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9358
Programme Coordinator:
Gugu Mtsweni
Email: gugulethu@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9393
Contract Period: 36 months.
Awarded Bidder: See below
Contract Value: R2 974 579.20 VAT Inclusive.
BBBEE Level: 3
Points Claimed: 8
Successful Bidders: As per below
NAME PRICE
1 Data World R 2 974 579.20(VAT Inclusive),

2015 – 2016

December

1

Bid Description: Application for funding support to supplement existing  Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Olympiads and Competitions in South Africa  in  increasing learner  participation  and  performance in SET Olympiads and Competitions in disadvantaged areas  and also SET educator development  to  give the necessary support to learners.
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 11/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Friday 4 December 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Tshepo Matheane
Email: tshepo@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Erna Taljaard
Email: erna@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: Until 31 March 2017
Awarded Bidder: See below
Contract Value: R1 078 283. 06 VAT Inclusive.
BBBEE Level: Not applicable
Points Claimed: Not applicable
Successful Bidders: Conditional award has been made to the following bidders (grantholders)
NAME PRICE
1 Conquesta CC R 149 986. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
2 University of Cape Town R 130 000. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
3 Tshwane University of Technology R 149 484. 46 (VAT Inclusive),
4 South African Institute of Physics R 63 250. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
5 National Zoological Gardens of South Africa R 143 305. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
6 Mykatrade 75 CC t/a Hands on Technologies R 143 657. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
7 FEMSSISA NPC R 149 600. 00 (VAT Inclusive),
8 Marie-Lee Consulting CC t/a Development Communication Solution R149 000. 00 (VAT Inclusive)

September

1

Bid Description: Appointment of service provider to produce a bi-monthly electronic newsletter for the Nanotechnology Public Engagement Programme for a period of one year
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 06/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Friday 18 September 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Mthuthuzeli Zamxaka
Email: Mthuthuzeli@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: November 2015 to October 2016
Successful Bidder: Roswika Media
Contract Value: R 301 482.71
BBBEE Level: 3
Points Claimed: 96.00

2

Bid Description: Appointment of service provider to design and lay out SAASTA’S Annual Highlights Report 2014
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 08/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Wednesday 09 September 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Gaongalelwe Tiro
Email: gaongalelwe@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: From date of award until delivery
Successful Bidder: Malachite Marketing and Media cc
Contract Value: R 52 502.70
BBBEE Level: 4
Points Claimed: 92

August

1

Bid Description: Call for Proposals: (Science Engagement Grants)
To appoint a number of service providers from Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) / NRF Facilities / Other interested organizations to offer a series of activities to undergraduate students in all disciplines of Physics and related fields
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 04/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Monday 21 August 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Erna Taljaard
Email: erna@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: From date of appointment until 31 March 2016
Awarded Bidder: See below
Contract Value: R 213 543.52 (Split)
BBBEE Level: Not applicable
Points Claimed: Not applicable
Successful Bidders: Conditional award has been made to the following bidders (grantholders)
1 VIP Print 3 Maipone Academy
2 University of Western Cape 4 iThemba Labs

May

1

Bid Description: Call for interested parties to partner in the production of an electronic newsletter for the NRF’s Science Engagement activities for a period of two years
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 00/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Monday 04 May 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Daphney Molewa
Email: daphney@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: October 2015 to July 2017
Awarded Bidder: Design@Bay cc
Contract Value: R 319 200.00
BBBEE Level: 1
Points Claimed: 100.00

2

Bid Description: Call for Proposals: (Science Engagement Grants)
To appoint a number of grant holders to offer a series of activities during the National Science Week of 2015 for science awareness and engagement
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 01/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Monday 11 May 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Erna Taljaard
Email: erna@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: Date of commencement until 6 weeks after project execution
Awarded Bidder: See below
Contract Value: R 9 686 869.31 (split)
BBBEE Level: Not applicable
Points Claimed: Not applicable
Successful Bidders: Conditional award has been made to the following bidders (grantholders)
1 Hulisani Education and Resources Centre 36 Makomba-Ndlela Youth Empowerment Organisation – MANYEO
2 Sabah Inter Trading 37 Rural Education Festival
3 Guja Guja Trading 38 SANSA Science Centre Western Cape
4 Centre for Scientific Innovation and Development 39 Science Spaza (Jive Media Africa)
5 Funzani Education and Training Centre (PTY) Ltd 40 Kwandebele Science Combined School
6 Diamond Minds (PTY) Ltd 41 Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
7 SLEG Consulting CC 42 Kosma Coronaios – Soutpansberg Astronomy Club
8 South African Institute for Aquatic  Biodiversity – SAIAB 43 Maths & Science Leadership Academy NPC
9 University of Fort Hare 44 Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo
10 Fezile Dabi District Teacher Development Centre 45 Star People
11 Thakamakau Enterprises Incorporated (PTY) Ltd 46 Van Lill and Jovner Consulting
12 Nelson Mandela Bay Science & Technology Centre 47 National Museum, Bloemfontein
13 Stellenbosch University – African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 48 South African National Space Agency
14 Kenhlasi 49 ArcelorMittal Science Centre – Newcastle
15 Isibusiso Esihle Science Discovery Centre 50 University of  KwaZulu Natal
16 George Society of Arts 51 Interactive Science Foundation NPC t/a Cape Town Science Centre
17 University of Western Cape – Science Learning Centre for Africa (UWC – SLCA) 52 Hermanus Astronomy Centre
18 West Coast NSW 53 ArcelorMittal Science Centre – Sebokeng
19 African Colour Solutions (PTY) Ltd Trading as LIASTEC – Limpopo Academy for Science and Technology 54 Wordwise Media (Pty) Ltd
20 South African Mathematics Foundation 55 National Zoological Gardens
21 Free State Education Development – Motheo District Teacher Development Centre 56 South African Association for Marine Biological Research
22 Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 57 Sci-Enza Science Centre:  University of Pretoria
23 Anglo-American Science, Career Guidance & ICT Resource Centre (The Mpumalanga Education Development Trust) 58 Osizweni Education and Development Centre
24 The KZN Science Centre (Old Mutual Science Education Foundation) 59 Sonto Rose
25 P – Stem 60 Ezozweni  Trading
26 Kwazulu Natal Department of Arts and Culture (KZN DAC):  Museum Service 61 Amesa Eastern Cape
27 University of the Witwatersrand 62 Durban Natural Science Museum
28 St Dominic’s Academy – Newcastle
29 University of Venda / Vuwani Science Resource Centre
30 Inkanyezi Event Organisers (Pty) Ltd
31 Bsquare Communications (Pty) Ltd
32 ArcelorMittal Science Centre – Saldanha
33 Bizana Department of Education
34 Garden Route Botanical Garden Trust
35 UniZulu Science Centre

3

Bid Description: Appointment of Service Providers to offer training to graduates until March 2017:

  • Course A – Life Skills
  • Course B – Entrepreneurship Skills
Contract Number: NRF|SAASTA 02/2015-2016
Closing Date and Time: Monday 11 May 2015 – 11:00
Contact Details: Supply Chain Management:
Lindie Muller
Email: lindie@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Programme Coordinator:
Erna Taljaard
Email: erna@saasta.ac.za
Contact: (012) 392 9300
Contract Period: Date of commencement until 31 March 2017
Awarded Bidder: Life Skills
Nadine Benade t/a
Ruach Development
 Entrepreneurship Skills
Marble Gold 295 (Pty) Ltd t/a
Megro Lowveld Learning
Contract Value: R 750 000.00 R 897 750.00
BBBEE Level: 4 4
Points Claimed: 95.00 95.00