The Enterprise Europe Network, supported by Innovate UK, has opened a Global Business Accelerator Programme including a company visit...

Agri-Tech Global Business Accelerator Visit to Canada

17.06.2018

Toronto, ON, Canada

Agri-Tech - a critical industry for a sustainable future

The Enterprise Europe Network, supported by Innovate UK, has opened a Global Business Accelerator Programme including a company visit to Toronto for companies in the Agri-Tech industry. The programme includes a pitch training and briefing event in addition to post-visit support. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet key industry stakeholders, potential commercial and knowledge transfer partners based in the Toronto and Guelph area for 5 days.

WHY TORONTO?

The Agri-Tech landscape has evolved significantly in recent years. As the sector expands and continues to gain momentum as a critical industry for a sustainable future, Canada is attracting innovation and investment across many of its provinces. Ontario is the home to a internationallyrecognised cluster of agricultural innovation companies dedicated to enhancing the research, development and commercialisation of groundbreaking technologies.

GUELPH

The internationally-recognised University of Guelph (an hour from Toronto) provides worldclass Agri-Tech development and R&D through the Catalyst Centre. Guelph is surrounded by a concentration of leadingedge laboratories, industry and producer organisations, major companies and the HQ of the Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs.

Key Business Sectors

• Plant genetics

• Animal genetics

• Robotics

• Imaging Data

• Glasshouse Technology

For eligible companies joining the visit, flights, four nights’ accommodation, meals and a full programme of meetings are included. One representative per company will be funded through the Business Accelerator Programme.

BENEFITS OF JOINING THIS COMPANY VISIT

A programme of meetings with Agri-Tech companies and key stakeholders in Toronto and Guelph

Pre-visit pitch training and briefing with market and sector information

Your company profile in the British Agri-Tech brochure to be distributed at in-country events.

THE COST

For successful applicants the programme is fully-funded.

Full terms and conditions sent with confirmation letter).

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS AND SUBSIDIES

This company visit is part of Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme.

For approved companies, Enterprise Europe Network will organise and fund flights, four nights’ accommodation and meals. One representative per company.

ELIGIBILITY

To participate in this company visit, your business must be established within the UK and selling or marketing a British product or service.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply for this company visit by clicking here. Applications are subject to approval by Innovate UK and EEN and will be evaluated after the closing date. If your application is successful you will receive the full information pack and the final registration documents.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information please contact the Global Business Accelerator Programme Manager: Susannah Poulton, SusannahP@exemplas.com, 0044 7921 353820.

 

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