V13 Policetech Accelerator – Scale-Up Stream


The Scale-Up Stream will offer the opportunity for innovative companies to validate their police technology applications in real-world customer demonstration projects with the Cobourg Police Service, with dedicated support from Northumberland CFDC V13 Policetech accelerator team.
At a strategic level, the V13 Policetech Accelerator is seeking solutions in:
1. big data/predictive analytics;
2. evidence-based policing;
3. distributed sensing/virtual patrols;
4. community/public relations optimization;
5. other smart policing technologies.

Comments on Funding:

V13 Policetech Accelerator Founding Partner, Northumberland CFDC, may, in its sole discretion, provide up to $50,000 in investment for companies admitted by the Chief of Police into the Scale-Up stream of the V13 Policetech accelerator, in one of the following forms:

  1. SAFE;
  2. Convertible note;
  3. Venture debt.
    Additional financing solutions may be available up to $250,000 by separate application to Northumberland CFDC’s Community Futures Program (CFP).


The applicant must:

  • be a for-profit venture in the early commercialization or growth stage, incorporated in Canada, and normally having been in operations for more than two years (startup or SME);
  • have a novel, innovative and technology-driven solution to an unsolved problem in policing. Specific types of solutions will be defined by the current Call for Applications.
  • normally be at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6-7.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

The process of shortlisting applications for invitation to the competition is based on the following evaluations:

  1. Recommendation and summary of due diligence in review of the application by the V13 Policetech Accelerator Business Development Officer.
  2. The summative recommendation of the Innovation Platoon based on scoring the Project Summary. Information on scoring criteria will be provided in the Call for Applications and may change based on the challenge statement.

Other Things to Note:

Oct 2022:
The V13 Policetech Accelerator is a joint venture of Cobourg Police Service (CPS) and Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) with the support of FedDev Ontario’s Rural Innovation Initiative.

Program Contact:


Guaranteed Government Grants

Get a FREE 45-page guide with proven steps to business grants success:

    We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime.

    Policetech Accelerator Scale-up Stream – NCFDC

    Similar Posts

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *