No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program encourages Canadian fisheries and aquaculture industries to reduce the potential environmental impacts of their activities. This is done by implementing clean technologies and measures.
The program offers funding to assist 2 types of eligible participants:
- 1commercial fisheries or aquaculture producers wishing to purchase and install existing, off-the-shelf clean technologies, processes and sustainable practices into their day-to-day operations;
- 2existing aquaculture producers wishing to pilot and test new late-stage innovative technologies, systems or processes (Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 7 to 9 only).
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to 75% of the project eligible project costs (maximum of $1.0 million per year). The remaining 25% or more of the project’s funding can be made up of a combination of non-DFO sources but must include a minimum of 10% cash commitment by the applicant.
When It Ends:
Applicants must be:
contact their regional program coordinator by email to either get answers to any questions you may have or to submit the completed application form (step 1),
complete and submit the project proposal/ application form.
For complete project applications, a decision on funding will be provided within 90 business days of the receipt of the application and all required documentation supporting your proposal.
Applicants must submit:
Other Things to Note:
- 1FACTAP is a national contribution program. It’s investing $30 million over 6 years (2017 to 2023) to assist Canada’s fisheries and aquaculture industries in improving their environmental performance.
- 2Technology Readiness Levels: