This program supports projects that aim to accelerate the demonstration, commercialization, or adoption of innovative products, technologies, processes or services that increase agri-sector competitiveness and sustainability.
How Much Funding?
- Repayable 50% contribution up to $10 million.
- No interest over maximum 10-year repayment period starting 1 year after project completion
- Stacking up to 75% allowed
Canada-wide For-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada
Eligible Activities & Expenditures
- Commercialization of new agricultural, agri-food or agri-based products, technology or processes
- Adapting operations to accommodate new products, technologies or processes
- Demonstration for market penetration
- Production of samples
- Development of showcase site
- Expansion or modernization of facilities to accommodate new products, processes or technologies
- Purchase/installation of equipment
- Marketing (must be minor component of project)
Ongoing until September 2023