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Training | Coaching & Mentoring | Networking | Funding

This program is designed to enable entrepreneurs to move their ideas to commercial realities. We do that by providing training, coaching & mentoring, networking and funding.

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Open to entrepreneurs focused on

Primary Production

Primary production with a technology or innovative approach.

Innovative Food

Innovative food products and processes.

Agricultural Technologies

Agricultural technology entrepreneurs.

Join a cohort

Your company has a chance to compete for a $25,000 grant!

Two cohorts will be brought together in 2022 for intensive Market Validation Training; the first hosted in January 2022, followed by a Spring Cohort in April 2022.

A select group of successful organizations will receive ongoing Coaching, Mentoring and Networking in Phase Two of the Ramp-Up program.

Additionally, the top two scoring companies from each cohort will be awarded a grant up to $25,000 and could be offered a place in the SFU Agritech Sandbox Program.


Phase 1

Three-day Market Validation Training

Phase 2

Specialized coaching, mentoring and networking for successful cohort participants.


The top two organizations from each cohort will receive a $25,000 grant and may be offered a place in SFU’s Agritech Sandbox.

Ramp-Up Your Business Today

Apply to participate in the program and let’s start transforming your business from the ground up.