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Fruit and Leaves

Clean Technology Accelerator

Scaling solutions to drive sustainable impact


The SparkLabs Cultiv8 Cleantech Accelerator is a six-month program designed to accelerate the growth of global agri-food tech companies. We support purpose driven founders delivering practical solutions that enhance sustainable production, distribution and consumption across agriculture and food systems.

The program commences with Week ZERO, a series of on-site workshops held in Orange, NSW. Participants primarily attend the remaining program virtually, reconvening in Orange for a final week in preparation for the Regional Showcase Event.

Program Benefits 

Global Networks

Access to a world class network of
mentors and industry advisors

Fundraising Support 

Guidance on capital raising and
introductions to top-tier VC, HNW and
corporate investors.

Tailored Curriculum 

Bespoke masterclasses, training,
workshops, tours and events

Partnerships & Piloting 

Collaboration opportunities with leading
agricultural corporates and RDC’s.

Founder Friendly Terms

Flexible investment terms worth up to

PR & Comms Guidance

Support building brand awareness and
maximising media opportunities.

Priority Areas 

Selection & Eligibility 

We are excited by startups working on cleantech agri-food solutions in the areas of:

Climate Adaptability and Emissions

Data and Connectivity

Natural Capital and Biodiversity

Energy Transition and Adoption

Automation and Robotics 


Animal and Crop Productivity

The accelerator selection process is competitive and evaluates the start-ups potential impact, the team’s capabilities, and experience, as well as the feasibility and scalability of the business model.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Address challenges in agriculture and food production.

  • At a minimum, have a proof-of-concept working prototype.

  • Be available for the onsite workshops in Orange, NSW

  • Committed to participating in all accelerator activities and events.


The program delivered invaluable insights, partnerships, opportunities, and customers. It also helped us connect and develop relationships with strategic and financial investors.


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