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RootCamp Programs

Helping world´s most innovative agtech & bioeconomy startups to scale


Apply by 30th May for our Startup program


This is RootCamp

RootCamp supports AgTech & Bioeconomy startup founders in laying the foundation for long-term success and scaling your businesses more quickly by providing you with access to funding, potential clients, partners, mentors, and experts. Our expert team is committed to working with each founder on their journey individually to create world class companies and attract venture investment.

We offer two programs based on the maturity level of your startup.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The application process for both programs is the same.

Ranked as top accelerator in Europe

Financial Times Siegel

RootCamp, together with our founding partner SpinLab, secured 2nd place in Germany, placing us in the top tier of accelerators nationwide. Additionally, we ranked 12th among Europe's Leading Startup Hubs in 2024, according to the Financial Times and Statista.


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Facts & Figures


≈ Applications per batch

Startups supported since 2020

International Startups

Pilot project between startups and corporates

Your benefits

RootCamp supports your journey to achieving scalable growth through:

Personalized Coaching

On a weekly basis by top startup experts.


Access any program for free and get a grant to participate.


We offer the possibility to pilot your solution together with one of our corporate partners and we support you all song during the project. Also, you get a designated project manager from the corporate partner to support your project from the corporate side.


We have a vast network of investors, mentors, and corporate partners at your disposal.

Pilot Project Budget

Every startup can get up to 40k euros in form of project money.

Agtech Focus

We focus on innovation in the upstream part of the Agrifoodv alue chain.


We design marketing activities to increase your brand visibility, we organize events to introduce you to our network and we bring you with us to external conferences when possible.

Office Space

You can access our office space in Hannover 24/7 for free.


We select startups from all over the world, the pilot projects can be carried out anywhere in the world, and we have great connections with other multipliers and programs in other geographic areas.

Program Timeline

RC Application deadline Batch #6 Timeline(1)


Let's disrupt the Agrifood Value Chain Together

Apply by 30th May for our Startup program