Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance
The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance requests Full Proposals (FPs) that address OMAFRA’s research priorities. Full proposals submitted during this new, one-stage application process must address questions in the following NEW research priority areas:
- Protection and Assurance
- Food Safety
- Animal Health & Welfare
- Plant Health & Protection
- Soil Health
- Water Quality & Quantity
- Sustainable Production Systems
- Productive Land Capacity
- Economic Development
- Competitive Production Systems
- Innovative Products & Product Improvement
- Trade, Market, Targeted Sector Growth Opportunities
For further information about this call, please visit the Alliance website and consult the 2019/20 OMAFRA Priorities document and the 2019/20 Alliance Program Guide.
Town hall-style information sessions will take place throughout October. Stay tuned for more information.
NOTE: The 2019/20 will be a single-stage call. There is no letter of intent (LOI) stage. Full Proposals are due by Noon on November 26, 2019. Intent information must be complete by November 6, 2019.
Visit the Alliance website for more information.
University of Guelph faculty members are eligible to be the lead applicant and/or a co-applicant on any Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance Research Program project. Adjunct faculty members may also apply if they are eligible to hold research funding at the University of Guelph.
Prior to being awarded any new project(s) under the OMAFRA/UofG Agreement, lead applicants and co-applicants must be fully compliant with all reporting requirements for existing projects under the Alliance Research Program.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.