Ontario government investing in agri-food research
The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting agri-food innovation through an investment of up to $1.85 million in research to help Ontario develop new cutting edge technologies, practices and solutions to tackle modern-day industry problems.
The new Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative is now accepting proposals for advancing research in food safety, trade, market and growth opportunities, automation, and bio-based production systems, with a maximum of $150,000 funding allocation per project.
To be eligible, applicants must have demonstrated the capacity to perform quality research and be:
- A university or college
- A research organization, institute, or foundation
- An industry organization or business
- A non-government organization
- A government or government agency
Federal and provincial government researchers are eligible to collaborate on projects.