Ontario Pork – Request for Letters of Intent


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.


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.



Maximum Project Value

Upper limit of approximately $60,000 per project

Indirect Costs


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.



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

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
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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