HATCH is the world's first accelerator program focused on the aquaculture industry seeking to find, develop and scale talented and disruptive aquaculture startups.

We believe in an aquaculture industry capable of sustainable growth to meet global demand.


We look for teams with innovative and scalable solutions that solve significant problems in the aquaculture industry in order to enable its long-term sustainability.


Cost reduction through improved growth efficiency and reduced feed input costs; assurance of industry growth through sustainable feed ingredient supply



Risk reduction through development of new diagnostics, vaccines and medication for infectious diseases


Productivity improvement through development of new genetic material, tools and methods of reproduction


Market opportunities through new species and production systems


Improved control and increased production through new hardware and software



We provide our portfolio companies with a route to revenue and capital, delivered through our industry contacts and access to a global investment community with a specific interest in aquaculture.


Our program is tailored to meet the needs of the aquaculture industry through:



Startups learn directly from aquaculture experts and experienced entrepreneurs

Financial Support

We invest €50k in cash into each company and can provide additional funding after the program

Industry Connection

We connect teams with aquaculture industry players across different markets and regions

Product Development

We support your prototyping and connect you with potential R&D partners

Office Space

We offer access to office space for up to 12 months after the program at any of our locations worldwide

Know How

Our team has extensive accelerator and aquaculture experience and has helped raise €M's in startup capital

 We currently have offices in Bergen (NOR) and Singapore