COIL Circulate CoLab Challenge

Get $20,000 to prototype your circular supply chain idea! Get $100,000 to scale it into one of five COIL Demonstration Projects.

Now accepting applications for Challenge #1 – Circularity in upstream food systems! 

Register for our Info and networking session – Thursday, Sept. 23 @ 2:00 – 4:00 PM

COIL Activate Circular Accelerator

Recieve funding and mentorship to grow your circular economy business to the next level.

Now accepting applications! Cohort 1 starts October 18th 2021.

ReSource Exchange Marketplace

Post your end-of-life materials and connect with other businesses to turn your waste stream into a value stream.

Join the circular business community!

Sign up for a Circular Business Passport and recieve exclusive access to tools, services and supports. Earn badges to showcase your business’ committment to the circular economy.

Re(PURPOSE) Incubator

Apply to work with Provision Coaltion to review your food business processes to reduce waste and turn waste into new products and collaborations.

 

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In a circular economy, fewer raw materials are use: design, product, distribute, consumer use, reuse/repair then recycle.

 

What is COIL?

We’re helping businesses create, test and scale circular economy solutions in the food and environment sectors.

 

Circular Economy 101

Learn how the circular economy revolution is driving sustainable prosperity for business, society and the environment.

Ariel view of downtown Guelph and the Church of Our Lady

What is COIL?

We’re helping businesses create, test and scale circular economy solutions in the food and environment sectors.

Circular Economy 101

Learn how the circular economy revolution is driving sustainable prosperity for business, society and the environment.

Business Accelerator Programs

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Activate Circular Accelerator

By 2024, we’re helping 49 circular food and environment businesses scale their solutions and impact. Access $30K in funding/financing. Work with Innovation Guelph and benefit from globally connected CE curriculum.

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Circulate CoLab

We’re looking for teams of 3-7 companies who want to prototype and scale supply chain innovations.

Access $20K in funding for your prototype and $100K as one of five COIL Demonstration Projects.

Register for our Info and Networking Session Thurs. September 23 @ 2:00 – 4:00 PM. 

 

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Re(PURPOSE) Incubator

Get an in depth audit of your food organization’s processes. Work with Provision Coalition to turn unavoidable waste into new products, value streams and collaborations.

Circular Business Tools and Services

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ReSource Exchange Marketplace

Turn your waste into a value stream. ReSource Exchange is a free B2B marketplace for end of life food waste, packaging and related materials or equipment.

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Circular Economy Business Passport

Join Ontario’s circular business community! Get access to programs, funding and digital tools to help showcase your business’ commitment to sustainability.

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Harvest Impact Fund

Access financing for your circular business or social enterprise through 10C’s Harvest Impact Fund.

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Urban Rural Testbed

In Guelph and Wellington County we’ve built a Urban-Rural Testbed is designed to help companies develop, pilot and scale new circular business models.

Reach out and let us know how we can help grow your circular business idea!

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City of Guelph
The Corporation of the County of Wellington
Innovation Guielph
10C - Creating space for change
Guelph Chamber of Commerce
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.