Supporting clean-energy-preneurs innovate and launch
businesses for the agri-fishery sector in Cambodia
What is our Clean Energy &
AgriFishery Incubation Program?
A program to support the development of new clean energy businesses for the agriculture and fishery sector to promote sustainable economic growth in Cambodia.

This program will help clean-preneurs ideate, validate and successfully launch clean energy businesses for the agri-fishery market, through our process of
Hackathon, 6 week Pre-Incubation & 1 year Incubation
How does it work?
Dedicated mentors to keep your team on track to success and co-design your business model
Market linkage and networking
Connect to experts and businesses working in clean energy and agriculture and fishery sectors
Financial support and investors
Grant to prototype your product and launch your business. Training and support to access investment
Business training to develop entrepreneur skills
Team Creation
Help to find other team members if you have an idea but looking for other skills and expertise
Co-designing your business
Assistance to codesign your business concept using pool of experts & using market knowledge
Multi-year program
Learn from other cohorts and apply when you're ready during the 4 year program
Support from advisory board and a pool of mentors after 12 months incubation
Clean Energy and AgriFishery Incubation Program
Click to learn more about each part of our program

If you are interested in clean energy, agriculture or fisheries and want to explore ideas and meet others.

The weekend Hackathon process helps you form a team, explore the problems and ideate a business solution


If you have a business idea with your team, but you are not sure if the concept is valid.

The 6-week Pre-Incubation business validation process helps you develop your prototype concept and explore the business fundamentals to decide if it's GO/noGO!


If you have a valid business concept, a prototype and you want help to succeed.

The 1 year incubation program gives you technical assistance, business training, coaching/mentoring and funding to help you reach your customers with the best product and business model to succeed.

Why participate?
  • Support all stages of entrepreneurship journey, from ideation to business validation and acceleration
  • Open to any aspiring entrepreneurs or those wanting to join a startup
  • Provide clean energy & agriculture and fisheries expertise to support ideas
  • Tailored and flexible mentoring approach that best suits your team and your entrepreneurial stage
  • Technical and business coaching & mentoring throughout the program
  • Khmer & English training, coaching and mentoring
Can you participate in the Incubation Program?
Are you ready to participate?
  • Are you an entrepreneur (or we like to call "Cleanpreneurs") with a business prototype?

  • Is your prototype business concept using clean energy technology to solve agriculture or fisheries issues in Cambodia?

  • Do you really want to launch a business - if so can you commit to participate in a one year incubation program?

If your answer is yes to any of the questions, you can apply to join the Incubation program. If you are at an earlier stage, please consider joining our Hackathon or Pre-Incubation Program.

Eligibility and Requirements
  • A member of the team must be Cambodian nationall.

  • You must have a concept, technology or business model related to clean energy and applied to the agriculture/fisheries sector.

  • You can commit to join a one year program of Clean Energy and AgriFishery Incubation (main events are on weekends and in evenings).
  • You are ready to start working full time or at least part time on the development of your startup.
  • You must have team members who will work with you on your startups.
General Timeline
Clean Energy and AgriFishery Incubation Applications open
Aug 20, 2020
Launching Event
September 3rd, 2020
Challenges Workshop and Hackathon
September 26th - October 03 & 04th, 2020
*See Hackathon for details
Start on October 17th, 2020
1 bootcamp and 5 half day workshop on weekends
*See Pre-Incubation for details

Clean Energy and AgriFishery Incubation
  • Applications Close: 20 November 2020
  • Successful Applicants Announced: 10 December 2020
  • 1 year incubation from December 2020 to December 2021
Meet our Mentors
Kep Ratana
PIN, Project Co-ordinator
agriculture, renewable energy marketing, sales, channels

Thida Kheav
Director, Solar Green Energy Cambodia
solar, water pumps, component manufacturing, sales
Buntong Borarin
Director of Research and Extension
Royal University of Agriculture

Dr Sonnthida Sambath
Deputy head of agricultural engineering division, CARDI
Postharvest Physiologist of Horticulture
Vansonita Men
Senior consultant & Project Manager, Sevea
business development, of SMEs, Energy, WASH, and agriculture sectors
Phanith Chou
Program Manager, Sevea
biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services valuation, rural enterprise

Socheat CHENG
Managing Director, Pteah Baitong
expertise in business startup and scale up, business development, sales and marketing in renewable energy and agricultural sector
Feel free to contact us. We really love to communicate with you or send us your business concept whenever you are ready and we can help you to build your application.
Ratana Pich
Program Coordinator
Phone: ‭+855 77 72 88 29
E-mail: [email protected]
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