Bioenterprise is Canada’s Food and Agri-Tech Engine


We have a Canada-wide network of innovative businesses, industry leaders, cutting-edge researchers and institutions, government and critical service providers. The purpose of the Engine is to facilitate working communication and collaboration across Canada’s diverse and growing food and agriculture sectors.

We are dedicated to helping Canada’s food and agriculture companies connect, innovate and grow. Through our commercialization services, we help to partner growing companies with the resources and connections they require to scale to the next level. 

We bring together like-minded companies and institutions from across Canada with a shared vision to help direct the future of agriculture and food. 

Industry Connections

We connect service providers, development partners and industry stakeholders to small businesses on a mission to grow.

Mentorship & Coaching

We understand the next steps and the process to build a business. Our innovation advisors lend critical expertise to strategize commercialization, product development and business structure.

Financial Support

The Engine matches businesses needs with financial and investment support. Our team helps start-ups navigate the funding programs that best match their needs.

Sector Specific Expertise

The Engine’s network of industry experts is able to evaluate business financial plans to ensure companies are best positioned to grow in the food and ag-tech sector.


Membership Program


Through membership you have access to funding programs, mentoring and coaching from experienced advisors, and to the Canada-wide network.

Partnership Program


Through partnership, you’ll receive access to members of the Engine, opportunity and exposure to the Canada-wide network.

Since 2003, more than $500 million in economic value has been generated by Canadian start-ups through investment and innovation services catalyzed by Bioenterprise.

Bioenterprise helps companies grow and prosper through a successful innovation model tailored to Canada’s agriculture and food sectors.

This model represents a significant opportunity for regions throughout Canada to invest in homegrown innovation, create jobs and drive recovery forward.

“In the market for natural products you need three things: credibility, network and funding. Bioenterprise gave us all three. The Seed Funding couldn’t have been better timed.”

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Faraz Nomani

Co-Founder of Utiva Health by Szio+