The GIP brings together a cohort of up to 8 innovative high growth and scaling businesses in the ocean sector building long-term relationships and foundations to accelerate future market growth in Canada.
This is a three-stage programme, including preparation, incubation, market visits and subsequent exploitation of the programme. By applying for a place onto this programme, businesses commit to all three phases and to working with our partner in Canada COVE and also with an Innovate UK EDGE Innovation and Growth Specialist who will provide additional support.
Participating in the Programme
Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme Ocean Scaleup Accelerator for Canada, will comprise of representatives from innovative UK businesses that are looking to grow and scale in Canada.
Business representatives will be provided with a structured programme consisting of three phases:
Stage 1 – Prepare & Participate: Incubation (from January 2023)
Stage 2 – Pursue: Market Visits (January/February 2023 and June 2023)
Stage 3 – Exploit: Work with COVE and your Innovate UK EDGE Innovation and Growth Specialist to build on the programme (July 2023 – October 2023)
Each phase is made up of distinct activities. Successful applicants will be asked to produce a Strategic Development Plan for the programme and will be allocated an Innovate UK EDGE Innovation and Growth Specialist who will provide support.
Apply by 20 November 2022.