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Maximum Project Value
There is no maximum value for the total project request to Ontario Pork. Consideration should be given to the total amount available in the research fund, which is approximately $500,000 per year, with an average request of $60,000 per project. In addition it should be noted that for single or multi-year projects, the total request is deducted from the annual research budget of the year the applicant was granted funding.
The average project length is two years.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
Letter of Intent (LOI): Should be completed electronically through the Livestock Research and Innovation Corporation’s website. A guide for completing the LOI and the Ontario Pork Research Strategies document can be found within the application which is accessible at https://lric.smartsimple.ca . You will need to register on the site to access the application system.
If invited, PI to submit full proposal to sponsor electronically through the Livestock Research and Innovation Corporation’s website.
How to Apply
Letters of Intent must be completed electronically through the Livestock Research and Innovation Corporation’s (LRIC) application management system. The system can be found at: www.livestockresearch.ca/research/.
Information For Co-applicants
If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least five days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).