Programs in recruitment
Join the Circular Innovation Fund & Cycle Momentum in scaling key circular economy solutions through advanced material innovations!
Launching with 2 target sectors: Upcycling & Beyond Plastic. Startups in the cohort of this acceleration program will receive support in defining impact value proposition, tech validation, business model strategy and talent attraction. 100k€ investment for each of the 5 selected companies.
Join Suzano Ventures & Cycle Momentum in developing the bio-economy through deeptech projects!
Biomass Eucalyptus & sustainable packaging are the targeted sectors. Cohort startups of this acceleration program receive support in tech validation, business model strategy & talent attraction. Up to $4M investment for 8 companies.
Cycle Momentum propels your business strategies through customized acceleration and innovation programs.
You will do rigorous work on your business model, marketing strategy, and financing.
- Value Proposition
- Marketing strategy
- Intellectual Property
- Your Company Presentation
- Free membership to the Écotech Québec cleantech industry cluster
- Access to strategic business intelligence on pre-determined topics
- Quantification report on potentially avoided GHGs
- Reduced fees for intellectual property analysis
- Access to dedicated funding programs
What we are looking for
The best entrepreneurs with innovative technology solutions that genuinely address the ecological challenges facing humanity.
We support startups in various sectors and sometimes develop cohorts dedicated to specific industries to establish tailored mentorship. This year, our cohort specialized in sustainable agriculture.
You are working on your project full time and are willing to be 100% involved in the program (you or one of the senior leaders).
Your solution must have a significant and measurable impact on the environment and reduce your customers’ carbon footprint.
Your business model is economically viable, and your company has the potential for an attractive return on investment. Your potential market is of significant and attainable size.
Your product, process, or service is a software or high-tech equipment that answers a real problem or offers a solution. It is innovative, its value is mesurable, and you own unique and defensible intellectual property rights.
You must share a prototype or evidence of initial commercial traction.
Depending on the program, there may be restrictions on where projects can come from. Contact us to validate. Our programs are offered in French and English.
An open innovation program enables collaboration between an industry partner and the cleantech startup ecosystem. The objective is to address a specific business/environmental issue that can be solved within 12 months. The open innovation approach offers the following benefits to the industrial partner:
Discover the Open Innovation Challenge: Greenhouses by Cycle Momentum and Hydro-Québec.