• Applications extended

    until August 1st!

    We understand, planning for the future has been difficult in 2020!

    Therefore, following overwhelming requests, we have extended the application period for SPACE-F until August 1st!

     

    This provides 3 more weeks to build your plan for how your business can change the future of food, and how SPACE-F can help you start, grow and scale your business in Southeast Asia.

     

    If you have any questions about program structure, travel, visas or your application, do reach out and we'll do our best to help you every step of the way.

     

    We look forward to helping make your dream a reality.

  • About Us

    SPACE-F is the first global FoodTech startup incubator and accelerator in Thailand, bringing together leading food-tech startups and corporates through an innovative mentorship, POC and co-working program (no equity taken) - established through the cooperation of Thai Union Group, the National Innovation Agency and Mahidol University, and supported by their corporate partners.

     

    SPACE-F contributes as a central platform gathering resources from corporates, VCs, CVCs, universities and government to develop and promote deep-tech and innovative FoodTech startups with speed and effectiveness. Selected startups will be incubated and accelerated to be new food economy warriors and scale up to take on South-East Asian and global markets.

  • Taking SPACE-F to new heights with our Program Partners

     

    SPACE-F aims to create future economic warriors who are dedicated to increasing access to better, safer and more nutritious foods, future-proofing the global food supply chain by engaging deep tech as a tool for sustainable businesses.


    We are proud to announce that this year, SPACE-F's founders - NIA, Thai Union PLC and Mahidol University - have partnered with ThaiBev, a leading total beverage player in ASEAN, to deliver the best of the region to our startups. The 2020 program will also be supported by Betagro and Deloitte, ensuring startups benefit from working with leading corporates along the food supply chain.

     

    Partners will be there to support you every step of the way. The mentorship, network, commercial opportunities & investment possibilities offered by these leading corporates will ensure that participants in the program will have a flying start to their business.

  • ARE YOU READY TO

    START YOUR

    FOODTECH JOURNEY?

    Are you a student, career switcher, food tech enthusiast, leader in your family business or do you simply have an idea to change the future or food? Then SPACE-F is looking for you!

     

    Our incubator is dedicated to helping you start your business with mentorship from the regions leading foodtech innovators, supporting you on everything from product development to testing your business plan, preparing for investment meetings and hiring your first staff members.

     

    Wondering if the incubator program would be a good fit for you? Reach out to us to discuss the possibilities!

  • Why Thailand?

    Welcome to the Kitchen of the World

    Food is central to Thailand's culture and economy

     

    Thailand is nicknamed "The Kitchen of the World". Thailand is both one of the world largest agricultural exporters as well as a major food producer, with the food industry contributing over 23% to the country's GDP.

     

    The food industry is also at the core of the governments Thailand 4.0 initiative, enabling innovation transecting agriculture, manufacturing, retail and hospitality sectors.

    The worlds leading food players call Thailand their home

     

    Thailands food corporates are world famous: Including the worlds largest producers of seafood, pet food and poultry products to some of Asia's leading beverages companies; from world-class restaurants to bespoke coffee brands.

     

    SPACE-F is closely aligned to the corporate ecosystem in Thailand, ensuring your access to some of the leading players in the ASEAN -and global - food system.

    Thailand is one of the worlds best locations for startups

     

    For the past years Thailand has been recognised as the best place in the world to start a business by Wharton business school - and with new tax and visa incentives, the government is actively working to maintain and improve this reputation.

     

    Thailands growing economy, great infrastructure, and government support for startups make it the perfect hub for launching your business into South-East Asia and beyond.

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  • Founded By

    National Innovation Agency
    Thai Union Group
    Mahidol University
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  • Our Facilities

    SPACE-F is situated in the heart of Bangkok and features a co-working space, food maker space, office space, lab space and meeting and conference rooms in the one building which is required by startups to operate productively and efficiently. The centre also features hi-speed Wi-Fi, access to high-technology labs within Mahidol University and pilot plants for prototype making.

     

    *Due to the global situation, Batch II is likely to take place (partly) online - stay tuned for the latest information

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