Welcome to the Avery Dennison AD Stretch Accelerator Program.

Unleash Your Potential with the Pioneers of Innovation!

AD Stretch Accelerator, powered by Avery Dennison, is looking for innovators and founders who would collaborate to address real business problems to create impactful solutions.

Our program is a non-dilutive startup accelerator that concentrates on Customer engagement, Sustainability and Materials Innovation. Join a community of like-minded disruptors and tap into the limitless possibilities. It's a unique opportunity to participate in an ecosystem where your revolutionary ideas are nurtured, refined, and propelled into the global spotlight.

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Why Choose AD Stretch?

Pilot Funding

Take the unique
opportunity to
experiment with
a paid pilot.

Rapid Growth

Expand your
Customer base and
scale up with a globally recognized leader

Material Science Mastery

Leverage Avery
Dennison's decades
of Material Science
leadership to revolutionize
your products
and solutions.

Global Network

Access a vast
network of industry
experts and mentors
who can turn your
startup into a global phenomenon.

Demo Day

Showcase your
progress to industry
partners, investors
and media on
our highly anticipated
Demo Days.

Unleash Your Startup's Potential:
Join the AD Stretch Corporate
Accelerator Info Session Today!

Info Session for Startups in APAC and EMENA:

Wed, October 4 at 4:00 p.m. SGP /10:00 a.m. CEST

Register now!

Info Session for Startups in LATAM

Wed, October 18 at 9:00 a.m. EST / 10:00 a.m. BRT

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Info Session for Startups in EMENA & North America

Wed, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. EST

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Timeline for current cohort

Applications Open Applications Close Start-ups Selected Pilot Phase Demo Day
05 2023
17 2023
January - August

Shaping Tomorrow, Together

Your journey with AD Stretch is more than just business growth; it's a partnership in shaping the future. We're not just seeking partners – we're forging lasting collaborations with pioneers who share our vision for progress.

Explore our exciting challenges waiting for your innovative solutions:

See Challenges

Check out the best moments
of our Demo Day events:

Demo Day

January 26,

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Demo Day

São Paulo,
March 8,

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AD Stretch Alumni: Real Stories, Real Impact


APPLY and be ready to lead. AD Stretch demands
entrepreneurs to be specialists in their own field.
The collaboration aspect between project
champions, Avery Dennison and Pilot customers
is a wonderful thing!"

Chris Braine
Founder and CEO of Cellr
AD Stretch Cohort 01 participant