Fuel Injection Program
Applications are now closed
What is Fuel Injection
The Innovation Guelph Fuel Injection Seed Funding Program supports business scale-up projects of start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located in southern Ontario. Fuel Injection facilitates enterprise growth through generation of new jobs & revenue; attraction of follow-on private investment; the launch of new products or services; and cost savings through energy, water or waste innovations. Through this program, Innovation Guelph provides specialized industry business advisory services and seed funding to innovative enterprises in the following sectors: manufacturing; sustainable technologies; agriculture/agri-food; and social innovation.
Innovation Guelph’s Fuel Injection program provides seed funding on a one-to-one matching basis up to a maximum of $30,000, and provides support services including mentoring/coaching, market and competitive analysis, financial and marketing strategy, investment preparation, and introductions to strategic partners.
Innovation Guelph’s program partner Bioenterprise will deliver this program as the Bioenterprise Seed Funding Program to agriculture/agri-food, sustainable and environmental technology sectors.
To see a list of Fuel Injection recipients, click here.
Information Session January 17th, 2018 4pm-6pm
LOI submissions open Jan 18th at 12pm and close February 2nd at 5pm
Successful semi-finalists will be notified by February 15th.
MVP evening for CEOs & Project Leads (invite only) February 21st
Full applications due by March 21st at midnight
Notification of results by April 6th
Project & funding kick-off April 12th 2017