Ontario Pork – Request for Letters of Intent

Sponsor

Ontario Pork – Letters of Intent

For More Information

Please see the sponsor’s website for more information including the Letter of Intent and Budget forms.

Description

Ontario Pork is pleased to announce a call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for pig and pork research projects that focus on Ontario production and the Ontario swine industry. They are requesting letters of intent with a focus on research that will lead to the following outcomes:  Achieving a reproductive efficiency target of 30+ pigs weaned/sow/year, Improvements in feed efficiency, Reduction of phosphorus losses into the environment, and New innovative health approaches to the current use of antibiotics.  Highest priority and consideration will be given to research proposals and projects that address these outcomes.  Other submissions addressed in the Ontario Pork Industry Priorities and Outcome Report will be considered.

Eligibility

Faculty

Maximum Project Value

Upper limit of approximately $60,000 per project

Indirect Costs

25%

Special Notes

Letter of Intent External Deadline

PI’s are to submit their Letter of Intent directly to the sponsor at porkletters@livestockresearch.ca by midnight Thursday December 17, 2015.

 

Deadlines

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

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline
External Deadline

FULL PROPOSAL (if invited)

How to Apply

Upon approval from the Office of Research Services, PI’s are to submit their full proposal directly to the sponsor.  

For Questions, please contact

Jean Howden
Ontario Pork
Email: jean.howden@ontariopork.on.ca or porkletters@livestockresearch.com

Office of Research

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

Alert Classifications
Category:
Funding Opportunities and Sponsor News

Disciplines:
Health and Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Engineering