National Pork Board – General Call 2016

Sponsor

National Pork Board

Program

Request for Proposals – General Call 2016

For More Information

National Pork Board website
Application website

Description

The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with the following categories: animal Science, Animal Welfare, Pork Safety, Pork Quality, Public Health, Swine health, and Sustainability. All proposals submitted must address at least one of the specific research topics of interest described in the individual solicitation descriptions (see website link below). 

Eligibility

Faculty members

Funding Availability

Values vary under the solicitation descriptions.  There are no exact funding limits for submitted proposals but the budget request should be appropriate and justified for the work that is being proposed. In most of the solicitations, researchers are encouraged to find matching funds or in-kind contributions when possible.

Indirect Costs

Not applicable.

Project Duration

Project funding will begin May 1, 2016. Projects may be multi-year. Newly submitted multi-year 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 proposed years.   Requests for 2nd year funding must be resubmitted. 

Special Notes

Selections will occur in February and notification of awards will occur in March, 2016. 

Deadlines

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

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

OR-5 form along with application to: Research.Services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

Applicant submits proposal via the National Pork Board website.

For Questions, please contact

Questions related directly to the description of a specific solicitation, contact the staff member listing in charge of the program area. For questions on the submission process, contact Bev Everitt at beveritt@pork.org or 515-223-2750.

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56927
acclarke@uoguelph.ca

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