340 Woodlawn Rd W #26, Guelph, ON N1H 7K6
+1 519-265-4495


Network with innovative companies from across Southern Ontario!

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About the 2019 Innovation Expo

On October 3, 2019, the second annual Innovation Expo showcased 80+ exhibitors from a variety of sectors including Agri-food, Agri-Tech, Manufacturing, Social Innovation & Sustainable Technologies!

Innovation Expo History
The Innovation Expo started in 2018 to celebrate the impactful success and growth of recipients of Innovation Guelph’s Fuel Injection & Bioenterprise’s Seed Funding programs!
Since 2015, over one hundred innovative startups & small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across Southern Ontario have received seed funding awarded through a partnership between Bioenterprise Corporation & Innovation Guelph, with financial support provided by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
This program has provided seed funding, mentorship and support to help companies commercialize innovative products & services, create jobs, attract follow-on investment & contribute to the economy.

Innovation Guelph, through their Fuel Injection Seed Funding Program funded by the Government of Canada, provides specialized industry business advisory services and non-repayable seed funding to support innovative business scale-up projects with startups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located in southern Ontario. Fuel Injection facilitates enterprise growth in sectors that include manufacturing; sustainable technologies; agriculture/agri-food; and social innovation promoting generation of new jobs and revenue; attraction of follow-on private investment; the launch of new products or services; and cost savings through energy, water or waste innovations.

Fuel Injection matching seed funding provides:

$30,000 in seed funding (to be matched by recipient enterprise)

Coaching/mentorship support services (including mentoring/coaching, market and competitive analysis, financial and marketing strategy, investment preparation, and introductions to strategic partners.

Bioenterprise is participating in a program funded by the Government of Canada to provide non-repayable seed financing, coaching, and mentorship to assist start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture and agri-food sectors, as well as sustainable and environmental technologies, to grow through generation of revenue and attraction of follow-on private investment.

Bioenterprise’s Seed Funding is a matching program that provides eligible enterprises with:

$30,000 in seed funding (to be matched by recipient enterprise)

Coaching/mentorship support services (e.g. market intelligence, investment preparation and access to Bioenterprise global network)


The tradeshow floor featured engaging companies excited to share their innovations!

2019 Event Sponsors

Innovation Champion


Innovation Influencer

Innovation Supporter

Innovation Fan

Have Questions? Contact us

Innovation Guelph
361 Southgate Drive
Guelph, Ontario
Phone: +1 519-265-4495
E-mail: info@ontarioinnovationexpo.ca

Have Questions? Contact us

Innovation Guelph
361 Southgate Drive
Guelph, Ontario
Phone: +1 519-265-4495
E-mail: info@ontarioinnovationexpo.ca

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