Innovacorp is waiting for your submissions for four upcoming opportunities! There are different awards, sector and stage targets, eligibility criteria, deadlines and application processes for each initiative, so be sure to read the details.

Sprint | Deadline: Monday, September 9, 2019

Award: Up to $25,000 and business guidance to tackle short-term technical and/or business milestones

Number of awards available: Four or five

Sector: Any technology sector, but we especially love deep technology (i.e., technology based on a scientific discovery or new engineering innovation)

Start-up stage:

  • You’ve identified a large market pain and established a company around a customer-validated problem.
  • You have a strong technical or business founder.
  • You’re ready to complete a proof of concept or prototype and validate your technology.

Learn more about Sprint.

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Accelerate Program | Deadline: Monday, September 9, 2019

Award: $50,000 and a six-month, cohort-based program that includes co-working space, advice from experts and coaches, monthly workshops and market intelligence services

Number of awards available: Eight

Sector: Any technology sector, but we especially love deep technology (i.e., technology based on a scientific discovery or new engineering innovation)

Start-up stage:

  • You’ve completed your proof of concept or prototype and validated your technology.
  • You’ve done market research and thorough competition analysis.
  • You’re ready to build your business model and strengthen your team as you move closer to investment readiness.

Learn more about the Accelerate Program.

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Start-Up Yard at COVE – Cohort Call | Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019

Award: $22,500 and access to workspace at Start-Up Yard at COVE, mentoring, workshops and experts

Number of awards available: Five

Sector: Ocean technology

Start-up stage:

  • You have a strong technical or business founder.
  • You have an innovative solution to an ocean industry problem.
  • You have completed or are ready to complete a proof of concept or prototype.
  • You’re ready to conduct market research and customer discovery.

Learn more about the Start-Up Yard at COVE cohort call.

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Blue-Green Challenge | Deadline: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Awards: $5,000 for round one; $10,000 in round two, and business guidance

Number of awards available: 20 for round one; 4 for round two

Sector: Ocean technology and agricultural technology

Start-up stage:

  • You have a strong technical or business founder.
  • You’re tackling a big problem in the ocean and/or agricultural sectors.
  • You have or are proposing an innovative solution to a problem.

Learn more about the Blue-Green Challenge.