To support value+ innovative food & beverage businesses who are reducing waste and tackling the following UNs SDGs:
Reducing our reliance on non-renewable ingredients and improved nutrition.
Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation.
Ensure sustainable food production to prevent loss of limited and important resources.
Strengthening partnerships across the value chain to reduce waste.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Program Dates: 26th February 2024 - 17th May 2023
Applications Open: Monday 11th September 2023
Applications Close: Sunday 10th December 2023
A hybrid model of online sessions and one in-person event:
Tuesday 5th - Thursday 7th March: Location TBC
FREE - operational costs covered at no expense to you, thanks to the support of the NSW Government's Accelerating Regional Innovation Fund. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses for the bootcamp.
Understanding of startup best-practices
Validated idea with consumers and customers
A viable business model and revenue stream
Expert at pitching your business
6-12 months growth plan
Expanded network of peers, customers, partners and potential investors
Examples of circular initiatives within the value+ food and bev supply chain:
Bespoke Hybrid 12 week program delivered virtually with two in-person trips. Online sessions include weekly masterclasses, workshops, expert panels and homework.
Matched with a business coach to be with you every step of your program journey; providing you with personalised business advice 1:1 throughout the program.
Networking opportunities at industry events, with industry program partners, Food Futures network and fellow startup peers.