Montreal, April 14th, 2021 – The Ecofuel Accelerator, a specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announces the six companies of the very first cohort of the Ecofuel Agtech Acceleration Program – Powered by Zone Agtech in partnership with Bioentreprise Corporation. This intensive and immersive program will help ensure the successful commercialization of agtech companies by focusing on the quality of the innovations, operational deployment with agricultural user-partners, and financing the commercialization of these technologies.
Over the next three months, the entrepreneurs and executive teams from Alliance Solutions, BioIntelligenza, Blanc de gris and Larvatria will experience an acceleration program tailored to their needs, which was already a success factor for many companies in the past years. They will receive mentorship and advice from about forty mentors who are references in the cleantech sector, business, global markets and entrepreneurship.
- Alliance Solutions offers essential technical services for Quebec companies, with an eco-responsible approach. – https://alliance-solutions.ca/
- BioIntelligenza provides smart organic solutions for the food industry.
- Blanc de gris produces top-of-the-range mushrooms produced locally 12 months a year from beer spent. – https://blancdegris.com/
- Larvatria paves the way for the sustainable elimination of greenhouses gases in agriculture. – http://www.larvatria.com/fr/
On top of the companies taking part in our Agtech Acceleration Program, a second initiation cohort takes place this Spring:
- Algomegaconverts the agricultural residues into high-added value products for the agri-food and energy industries.
- Soluna Bioceuticalsproduces a quality organic Superfood product line, to provide the ultimate nutritious food to the market. – https://www.solunabio.com/
About the Ecofuel Accelerator
The Ecofuel Accelerator is a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to the cleantech startups.Founded by Cycle Capital, the accelerator works with entrepreneurs who develop and commercialize clean technologies to help build globally competitive companies. The Ecofuel Accelerator offers entrepreneurs a specialized and personalized program of training workshops, networking sessions, experienced mentors and gives access to the investors to some of the most promising Canadian cleantech ventures.
In addition to the funding provided by the Quebec Government, the Ecofuel Accelerator benefits from the collaboration of Cycle Capital, Écotech Québec, Fasken, and the City of Montréal.
For more info: www.ecofuelaccelerate.com
About Zone Agtech
An incubator for know-how, entrepreneurship and innovation, Zone Agtech is located in the regional county municipality of L’Assomption, Quebec. It is a dedicated geolocated zone that brings together the entire local ecosystem to propel new agriculture, enabling both SMEs and large companies associated with it to successfully position themselves and reap unique competitive advantages. Strategically situated on the North Shore of Greater Montréal, the Zone provides direct access to a metropolitan logistics hub with research teams, a business network, advisors, training, research facilities, and visibility platforms all within a single location.
Since its launch by the MRC de L’Assomption in 2020, Zone Agtech has distinguished itself as a key player in the development of the agtech and plant bioproducts industry in Quebec. Zone Agtech has already established several networks, developed international partnerships, created four consortiums, and, through its organized events, reached more than a thousand vital actors in the sector. Some forty companies are also setting up in the geolocated zone. In less than a year, it has brought together more than 175 Quebec companies and organizations within the agtech community, more than 1,600 scientists representing 24 complementary areas of expertise, ten financial partners, and three accelerator partners.
About Bioenterprise Corporation
Bioenterprise is Canada’s Foodtech & Agtech Engine, bringing more than 15 years of industry experience and a national and international network of research institutions, academia, mentors, experts, government, and industry players nationwide to help small and medium-sized businesses in the sector to connect, innovate, and grow. Through its experienced service partner network, Bioenterprise offers a wide range of expertise and support to its clients. In partnerships with other industries we open doors to new technologies and platforms to help food and agri-tech businesses innovate and grow.
For more info: www.bioenterprise.ca