Innovation Accelerator

Accelerating Utah Product Innovations

For Product Innovators

RAMP is startup accelerator for product innovators within the consumer products, outdoor recreation, manufacturing and other product industries

8 Week Mentorship Program

RAMP is an 8-week intensive mentoring and training course immersing innovators in a highly engaged and interactive learning experience with business mentors, manufacturing experts and topical specialists who have all built and scaled product companies.

Startup Funding

RAMP is one of the few accelerators that DOES NOT TAKE ANY EQUITY from your company! Furthermore, participants receive preferred consideration for follow-on funding from financial partners, investors and seed funds.

Current & Upcoming Cohorts

Applications for the RAMP Fall 2022 Accelerator are now open! Apply by Sept 12th.

Welcome to RAMP – the premier startup accelerator for Utah product innovators. RAMP is an intensive mentoring and training accelerator, immersing innovators in a highly engaged and interactive learning experience with business mentors, advanced materials experts, manufacturing professionals, 3D print specialists and others who will help your company succeed- all without requiring any equity from you or your company!

Lean Launch – Innovators are assisted in each stage of the lean startup process by joining weekly training sessions supplemented by individualized consultation with industry mentors. Privileged use of state of the art labs and technical equipment for product prototyping and materials testing is included in RAMP.

Northern Utah- The Center of Advanced Manufacturing & Product Innovation – RAMP is hosted in Northern Utah- internationally recognized as the hub for advanced materials and manufacturing. Providing easy access to the state’s industry cluster, each RAMP participant joins a community rich in innovators, technologists, product designers and business leaders in Northern Utah.

Trustworthy Partners – RAMP is organized and operated by Grow Utah– a non-profit dedicated to accelerating Utah’s start-ups and innovators for over 15 years, and is a continuation of their LIFT Startup Accelerator run for many years. It is co-hosted and sponsored by UAMMI– Utah’s premier industry association for advanced materials and manufacturing; the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development and the federal Small Business Administration

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