This is the full application form for the Global Incubator Programme focusing on agrifood in Singapore. This is a four-stage programme, including preparation workshops, market visits, (virtual) incubation and subsequent exploitation of the programme. Key elements include:
Understanding Asia (2 weeks)
A series of virtual workshops to elaborate on the benefits and opportunities of trading in the region using Singapore as a gateway. Participants will undertake a process to start thinking about the ASEAN region and the nuances that exist in these markets.
Goal Setting & Testing the Opportunity (6 weeks)
Masterclasses, interactive workshops, on-line resources and one-on-one coaching focused on building roadmaps for product development & adaptation to Asian market; in-market customer validation; legal and regulatory requirements to establish a business in the region.
Scaling in Asia and Securing Opportunities (7 weeks)
One-on-one coaching, mentoring and expert sessions focused on: go-to-market strategy; value chain optimisation; customer acquisition; local partnerships; sales & marketing; and raising capital. Includes introductions to partners, customers, investors, corporates and service providers and participation in pitch events.
Launching into Asia (5 weeks)
Individual, tailored support to build a local team and establish business structures. COVID permitting, it is anticipated that this phase will include in-person visits by the participants. However, if this is not possible, the GROW team can provide appropriate in-country support.
By applying for a place onto this programme, businesses commit to all four phases and to working with the Innovate UK EDGE adviser who will provide support. The application will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
All fields are mandatory