BIOENTERPRISE ONTARIO

Bioenterprise Ontario is dedicated to growing the agri-tech economy in Ontario by commercializing innovations, attracting investment, and establishing globally competitive companies that will provide long term, highly skilled employment opportunities in the province.

Our team of Analysts and Mentors work hands-on, providing customized business advisory services, industry and technical expertise, and strategic connectivity to help advance your innovative agri-business.


 

SERVICES & PROGRAMS

Mentoring & Coaching

Entrepreneur Reality Check

Strategic Partner Connectivity

Due Diligence

Market & Competitive Analysis

Technology Assessment

Investment & Pitch Preparation

Business Plan Support

Regulatory Planning

Marketing Strategy Direction

Financial Strategy Support

Management Team Development

Seed Funds

Seed Funds

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Access To Capital

Access To Capital

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Global Network

Global Network

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Agri-Tech Innovation Portfolio

Agri-Tech Innovation Portfolio

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Magnet Export Business Portal

Magnet Export Business Portal

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AgRegKit

AgRegKit

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Tell us about your business and we will tell you how we can help.

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MEET THE TEAM

Dave Smardon

Dave Smardon

President & CEO

Business Model Strategy
Investment Preparation
Serial Entrepreneur
Strategic Planning
Venture Capital Expertise

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Italo Cerra

Italo Cerra

Vice-President, Finance

Chartered Professional Accountant
Financial Strategy
Financial Modelling
Investment Preparation
Operations Reporting & Controls

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Doug Knox

Doug Knox

Vice-President, Technology

Agriculture Technologies
Equipment & Machinery Development
Information Communication Technology
Technology & Product Development

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Jessica Bowes

Jessica Bowes

Manager, Business & Technology Analyst Group

National Client Services
National Staffing Strategy
Program Development & Delivery
Cosmeceuticals & Nutricosmetics
Food & Beverage
Food Processing
Natural & Non-Prescription Health Products

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Dr. John Kelly

Dr. John Kelly

Senior Innovation Advisor, Animal Health

Agricultural Technologies
Animal Health & Sciences
Food & Beverage
Food Processing
Livestock Production

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Alexandra Coccari

Alexandra Coccari

Senior Analyst, Food & Food Systems

Cosmeceuticals & Nutricosmetics
Food & Beverage
Food Processing
Natural & Non-Prescription Health Products

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Alexander Lazier

Alexander Lazier

Senior Analyst, Agricultural Technologies

Agricultural Technologies
Equipment & Machinery Development
Precision Agriculture & Data Analytics

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Daniela Baranovsky

Daniela Baranovsky

Analyst, Food & Food Systems

Cosmeceuticals & Nutricosmetics
Food & Beverage
Food Processing
Natural & Non-Prescription Health Products

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Poonam Patel

Poonam Patel

Analyst, Bioproducts

Agri-Based Life Sciences
Bio-Energy
Bio-Fibres & Composites
Bio-Products (Industrial & Commercial)
Clean Technologies
Regulatory Affairs (Bioproducts)

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Tiffany King

Tiffany King

Human Resources Coordinator & General Administration

Benefit Administration
Employee Relations
Human Resources Policies & Procedures
Office Operations

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Laura Millson

Laura Millson

Special Projects Coordinator

Client Services Administration
Enterprise Database
Internal Information Technology
Office Infrastructure & Logistics

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Sophie Wotten

Sophie Wotten

Events & Marketing Coordinator

Event Coordination & Sponsorship
Digital Media & Marketing
Social Media Strategy & Implementation

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PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

FUNDERS

NATIONAL CORPORATE PARTNERS

Deloitte

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

AgCareers.Com

Farms.com

PROVINCIAL CORPORATE PARTNERS

COLLABORATIONS