Announcement for the 2015-16 OMAFRA Food Safety Research Program Call for Letters of Intent




Food Safety Research Program

For More Information

Food Safety Research program webpage.


Research Priority Areas

  • Economic analysis
  • Threat identification and prioritization
  • Detection and surveillance;
  • Pathway analysis
  • Prevention and control of disease


Public and private sector applicants with capacity to perform quality research in the program priority areas are invited to apply.


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

Internal Deadline

All applicants need to submit a signed OR5 form to the Research services email address at and submit the Letter of Intent online in the RMS.  PLEASE NOTE: Although this is an LOI a full budget is required at the time of submission therefore we do require the OR5 form.  Should you be invited to submit a full proposal an OR5 form will not be required at that time.

External Deadline

Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

How to Apply

Researchers apply using the on-line Research Management System (RMS).

If you already have an RMS user name and password, login to your Researcher Workbench to access the Call documents and application form.

Pre-submission Consultation

A pre-submission consultation is scheduled for Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 1 Stone Road West, Guelph, Conference Room 1.

Interested applicants may attend in-person or via Webex. To register for the information session, please contact Andrew Watt, Research Analyst at or (519)826-3976.

For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

Linda McCorkindale, Contracts Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56257

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