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Bioenterprise Ontario Seed Fund

Call for applications is now open for companies located in Southern Ontario!

Intake period is January 11 - February 13, 2018.  Application details below.

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If your business is in the agriculture/agri-food, sustainable or environmental technology sectors, please review the eligibility criteria and submit a Letter of Intent Form.

What is the Bioenterprise Seed Fund?

Bioenterprise is participating in a program funded by the Government of Canada to provide non-repayable seed financing, coaching, and mentorship to assist start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture and agri-food sectors, as well as sustainable and environmental technologies, to grow through generation of revenue and attraction of follow-on private investment over the next 4 years. 

Bioenterprise's Seed Funding is a matching program that provides eligible enterprises with:

  • $30,000 in seed funding (to be matched by recipient enterprise)
  • Coaching/mentorship support services (e.g. market intelligence, investment preparation and access to Bioenterprise global network)

Bioenterprise’s program partner Innovation Guelph will deliver this program as the Fuel Injection Program to advanced manufacturing and social innovation industry sectors.

To see a list of Seed Funding recipients, click here.



Am I eligible?

Enterprises applying for the Bioenterprise Seed Fund must:

Additional program details, including eligible project types, are described in the 2018 - 2019 Program Application Guide.

Not located in Ontario?  Contact us and let's explore how Bioenterprise can help your company grow!  Complete our Opportunity Evaluation Form or email us at info@bioenterprise.ca to start the conversation!

How do I apply?



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Call for applications is now open!

Intake period is January 11 - February 13, 2018. 

If your business is in the agriculture/agri-food, sustainable or environmental technology sectors, please apply directly to Bioenterprise during open calls for applications by completing a Letter of Intent Form.

A Bioenterprise Analyst Team member will be in contact within 2 weeks regarding next steps in the application process.

For application details or questions, please email Jessica Bowes, Manager Business & Technology Analyst Group.

Innovation Guelph


If your business is in advanced manufacturing or social innovation sectors, please apply to Innovation Guelph. For details please click here.


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