Are you an early stage company focused on the AgTech industry looking to scale, raise money, and hire a world-class team? 

Join the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s two-year AgTech Incubator program and let us help you get your startup off the ground! Applications are open to all entrepreneurs, regardless of university affiliation. 

Tap into Cal Poly’s network

    •  Home to one of the top Agriculture and Engineering programs in the US

    • Access to the Cal Poly Strawberry Center, the only organization in the US dedicated solely to strawberry research and education

    • Corporate Partners in the Agriculture and Engineering industries

    • Office Space at the SANDBOX Paso Robles coworking site 

Membership Benefits

  • Advisory Board assistance
  • Angel & VC funding
  • Federal grants & bank financing
  • Intensive weekly coaching
  • Open office hours
  • Trainings & workshops
  • VIP networking
  • Businesses will also be able to utilize all of the CIE HotHouse resources, such as office space, conference rooms and an invaluable peer network. Programming includes virtual and in-person options. Applications are open year round.

     Click here to apply!

    “Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely journey. Joining the Incubator gave me access to resources, mentors and classes that taught me how to take the next steps with my startup. It’s also a great forum for communicating with other founders.”
    — Adam Stager | Founder & CEO, TRIC Robotics