APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Let us start a journey together to bring technology & innovation to the Agriculture sector in Jordan, and build a partnership anchored in value creation, and raising capital.

The acceleration program is designed to be transformational for entrepreneurs who want to take their venture to the next level.

APPLY NOW

Agritech Fields

Agritech can be products, services or applications derived from agriculture that improve various input/output processes

ICT for Agriculture
Mobile Applications for Agriculture
Drones for Agriculture
Blockchain for Agriculture
Hydroponics Technology
AND MANY MORE ...

Yearly Program Timeline

Our accelerator programs are run 3 times a year..

SUMMER
PROGRAM

 

AUGUST | APPLY
Application Period

 

SEPTEMBER | PROVE
Validation Bootcamp

 

OCTOBER TO
DECEMBER | BUILD

Acceleration Program

 

JANUARY TO
FEBRUARY | GROW

Post Acceleration
Raising Capital

WINTER
PROGRAM

 

NOVEMBER | APPLY
Application Period

 

DECEMBER | PROVE
Validation Bootcamp

 

JANUARY TO
MARCH | BUILD

Acceleration Program

 

APRIL TO
JUNE | GROW

Post Acceleration
Raising Capital

SPRING
PROGRAM

 

MARCH | APPLY
Application Period

 

APRIL | PROVE
Validation Bootcamp

 

MAY TO
JULY | BUILD

Acceleration Program

 

AUGUST TO
OCTOBER | GROW

Post Acceleration
Raising Capital

How HASSAD Works:

We want you to focus on the farm. Review the sectors below, and apply.

We look forward to reviewing applications from teams, and plans that consider in the field deployments, and roll-out with farmers.

SMART
FARMING

Smart Farming technologies cover a broad range of decision support software and high-performance hardware technologies, that include sensors, cameras, drones and UAVs, image processing, AI, and data-analytics. 

CROP PROTECTION & FERTILIZERS

New technology helps farmers conserve fertilizer and protect their crops.

Biological or chemical substances used for protecting the crops from pests and diseases, nontoxic and environmentally friendly.

BIOTECH: Genetics & Breeding

Agricultural science involves the use of scientific tools and techniques, including genetic engineering, molecular markers, molecular diagnostics, vaccines, & tissue culture, to modify living organisms (Breeding).

AQUACULTURE

Aquaculture falls under both Agritech & Foodtech, and covers the management, welfare & value of fish, algae & other water-based organisms. Solutions under development include breeding, feeding, monitoring systems & disease management.

​FARMING & ROBOTICS

Building robotics, machinery, and equipment used to automate farm work, harvest crops and to sort it.

WASTE TECH

Processing livestock manure, fertilizer run-off, harvest, and food waste to reduce harmful substances and reuse the materials.

​POST HARVEST

Solutions that handle cleaning, sorting, processing, packing and storing of produce. The aim of these solutions is to secure, improve or maintain the quality of the produce following harvest.

​FARM TO CONSUMER

New business models to shorten and simplify the supply chain by connecting the farm to the end consumer.

SPECIALTY
CROPS

Developing medicinal plants from growing human tissue repair plants.

IRRIGATION & WATER MANAGEMENT

While irrigation technology traditionally involves pipes, valves and hoses, more recent smart systems optimize irrigation by utilizing sensors, data and sophisticated software.​

LIVESTOCK
& POULTRY

This sub-sector comprises technologies that enhance the management, welfare, and value of livestock and poultry, covering applications from breeding and feeding systems to animal health and cattle monitoring.

NOVEL FARMING
SYSTEMS

Solutions that utilize space, light, soil, and water in non-traditional ways to grow crops in places and conditions that were hitherto impossible, for the purpose of increasing yield, and reducing the consumption of water and energy. 

Our focus is on accelerating growth, & this is how we do it…

HASSAD is offering an acceleration program designed to add additional disruption to the most important sector in Jordan, the Arab World, and Globally – Agriculture. We want to work with people across the Agritech & Agri-food value chain from Jordan and the world

APPLY

This phase includes awareness workshops and activities on technologies and innovation that are related to agriculture, present the offering of HASSAD, the selection criteria and introduce them to the current Agritech ecosystem, all activities aims to attract the Agritech startups to submit an application to join the program. Other partners, local universities, and related organizations will host awareness workshops and promote HASSAD call for applications.

PROVE​

During this phase we implement a validation process for at least 40 teams that aims to prove the capacity of the applicants, give them time to validate and present their solution in front of a selection committee, the process will include connecting the teams to interact with experts from the industry, conduct on site farm field visits and business focused sessions on business model canvas, product development, MVP and presentation skills. 

BUILD

​The program is designed to enable the startups to validate their Solution & Develop a solid business model, the program include group workshops and one to one coaching sessions, each startup will go through Business needs assessment that will determine the intervention road map. 

GROW

​Startups by this stage will have developed a clear growth strategy, final pitch deck with a clear ask, identified potential funding and investment resources, practiced and mastered investment pitching. ​

The fields are calling. Will you answer?

Some of the things we are looking for …

Leadership

You are ready to partner with farmers and sleep under an umbrella of stars

Thinking & Problem Solving

There is a commercial model that will take you somewhere

Team & Technical Mastery

The team brings intellectual thinking, technical mastery, and business all together