For More Information
If you have been invited to participate in this program, you will need to submit a copy of the proposal and signed OR-5 for review prior to submission to the Eligible Applicant. Researchers are encouraged to contact the Office of Research ASAP for program information and assistance with completing your proposal.
*New: Rolling deadlines. Updated January 5, 2015.
AAFC has announced a new deadline under the Industry-led R&D Stream of the AgriInnovation Program for Agri-Science Projects.
The objective of the AgriInnovation program is to accelerate the pace of innovation by supporting R&D activities in AgriInnovation and facilitating the demonstration, commercialization and/or adoption of innovative products, technologies, practices and/or services. The overall Program budget from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2018 is $468 million.
The University is NOT an eligible applicant under this program but CAN be a sub-contractor to an Eligible Applicant (e.g. for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that are legal entities).
Maximum Project Value
$5M AAFC will contribute 50-75% of total eligible costs based on the status of the applicant. Total government funding can NOT exceed 75% of eligible costs.
The Industry-led Research and Development Stream will expire on March 31st, 2018. It is strongly suggested that research activities relative to a Project be completed by January 31st, 2018 to allow time for performance reporting by March 31, 2018.