Accelerator Guelph Program
If you have a dream to create and grow an agri-food business, this commercialization support program can help you realize it with practical, hands-on workshops and mentorship.
Using the successful model created by the Waterloo Accelerator Centre, Accelerator Guelph guides researcher-affiliated teams to build successful, sustainable enterprise.
This program will challenge participants to push their ideas to commercialization. Teams will explore an invention’s market feasibility, develop solid business foundations and acquire the executive leadership skills necessary to scale ideas born in research into highly valued products and services.
Recruitment for future Accelerator Guelph cohorts is ongoing and consists of an interview and application process. For more information or to request an interview, please contact email@example.com.
Potential mentors, instructors and investors are also invited to express interest by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out some of our current and past clients.
LifeScanner is an app for iPhone and iPad devices designed to help people discover the diversity of living organisms around them and to help them contribute to a global knowledgebase on biological diversity.
Developing and deploying DNA technologies for the agricultural industry, Harvest Genomics combines innovative genetic testing and leading-edge big data analysis for food production and food security.
emendWELL Inc. is a consultancy providing strategic support, coaching, and capacity building for applied researchers, non-profits, and para-governmental organizations.
FloNergia has commercialized a new airlift pump technology developed at the University of Guelph that has demonstrated a reduction in energy consumption of 50 – 70 % as well as an improvement in performance over competing systems in the aquaculture, aquaponics and hydroponics industries.
Neophyto uses food science ingenuity to make plant-based versions of everyone’s favourite foods without compromising on taste, texture, or sustainability.
We Vitro growth system is a novel yet versatile plant tissue culture devices ideally suited to commercial settings needing to scale plant production. By redesigning traditional equipment, We Vitro Inc. has created space saving, low labour and maintenance solutions, putting them at the forefront of the tissue culture industry.
Psigryph Inc. is redefining how bioactive molecules are delivered across cell membranes with a patent pending Nanopect™ nano delivery system. Suitable for transporting large numbers of molecules across the cell membranes of plants, animals and humans this technology increases the bioavailability of nutrients.
eQcell Inc. gives veterinarians and trainers an opportunity to repair injured equine athletes with cutting edge stem cell therapies.
The Research Innovation Office is the place to come if you’re looking to take your research-based business to the next level.
We also offer successful business people great opportunities to support the next generation of game-changing Canadian entrepreneurs who are part of our Accelerator Guelph program.
Building a sustainable enterprise from research results takes time, effort, collaboration and help from experts and those who have grown businesses in the past. That’s why our Accelerator Guelph model includes opportunities for new entrepreneurs to mix with seasoned veterans in a network that’s mutually supportive and focused on growth.
Our programs are rigorous. They challenge both leaders and participants to strive for excellence in building companies that offer highly valued, research-based products and services that are innovative on a global basis.