Type of Program:
AgriScience Projects component aims to support specific shorter-term research activities by providing funding and support for pre-commercial science activities and cutting-edge research that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians. Its aim is to help industry overcome challenges and address fiscal barriers experienced by small and emerging sectors.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $5 million over five-years.
In case of multiple approved projects within this program, total AAFC funding cannot exceed $10 million per year.
Not-for-profit organizations must provide a minimum of 30% of the funding towards eligible project costs.
For-profit organizations must provide a minimum of 50% of the funding towards eligible project costs.
When It Ends:
March 31, 2023
Applicants must be:
The applicant must:
complete and submit a Project Summary form - helps to determine eligibility and alignment with program criteria and priorities, prior to preparing a full application. This will also facilitate a discussion between the applicant and program staff about the project.
submit a full application if invited.
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Applications for Projects are accepted since February 13, 2018, and will continue to be accepted until funding has been fully committed or until otherwise announced by the program. The program ends March 31, 2023.
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