2016-17 OMAFRA Food Safety Research Program call for letters of intent - updated deadline




Food Safety Program


Research Priority Areas

  • Economic analysis
  • Detection and surveillance
  • 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.

Maximum Project Value

$150,000 Canadian (includes a maximum of 25% indirect costs)

Project Duration

Up to three years in length

Special Notes

Letters of Intent for this program require a full budget and a signed OR5 form. An OR5 will not be required for the full proposals.

Pre-submission Consultation
A pre-submission consultation is scheduled for 
Thursday, June 9th, 2016 
9:30-11:30 a.m. 
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 Jen Weston, Research Analyst at jen.weston@ontario.ca or (519) 826-3976.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal electronically thru the Research Management System (RMS), and email a signed OR-5 Form to research.services@uoguelph.ca 

External Deadline

This step in completed by the Office of Research

How to Apply

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

For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

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

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