National Pork Board: Animal Well-Being Request for Proposals

Sponsor

National Pork Board

Program

NPB Animal Well-Being – Euthanasia & Depopulation

Description

The National Pork Board (NPB) is soliciting research proposals dealing with these categories:

Animal Well-being: Euthanasia of Large Breeding Animals

NPB Euthanasia and Depopulation Task Force is requesting proposals on issues impacting the euthanasia of large breeding pigs. All proposals submitted must address the specific research topic of interest included in the attached RFP.

Animal Well-being: Depopulation

The National Pork Board’s (NPB) Euthanasia and Depopulation Task Force is requesting proposals on issues impacting the depopulation of swine. All proposals submitted must address the specific research topic of interest included in the attached RFP.

Funding Availability

Euthanasia:

There is $200,000 to fund swine euthanasia-related research. There is no exact funding limit for submitted proposals, but the budget request should be appropriate and justified for the work that is being proposed. Researchers are encouraged to find matching funds or in-kind contributions to the project. Proposals should provide a clear overall vision and objectives for the entire project with a detailed plan of work and budget outline for each of the year. 

Depopulation:

There is $400,000 to fund swine depopulation-related research. There is no exact funding limit for submitted proposals, but the budget request should be appropriate and justified for the work that is being proposed. Researchers are encouraged to find matching funds or in-kind contributions to the project. Proposals should provide a clear overall vision and objectives for the entire project with a detailed plan of work and budget outline.

Indirect Costs

0%

Project Duration

Contracts will start 5/15/2020 and the deadline for research completion and submission of results to NPB is no later than 12/31/2020.

Special Notes

Please refer to the Office of Research COVID 19 web-page for directives related to research activities at the University of Guelph.

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

Please submit your proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to research.services@uoguelph.ca.

External Deadline

The proposal is due to NPB by 5:00pm CT (6:00 pm EST) on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The NPB has the incorrect day of the week attached to the deadline.

How to Apply

Apply online.

Attachment(s)

For Questions, please contact

If you have questions specific to the content of the proposal, please contact Sara Crawford by email scrawford@pork.org or by phone: 515-223-2790.

If you have questions specific to the site and submission process, please contact Bev Everitt at beveritt@pork.org or 515-223-2750.

Office of Research

Kristin Gibson, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56257
kristin5@uoguelph.ca

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