CAP Agri-Science Projects

This program aims to increase innovation by providing funding and support for pre-commercial science activities and research in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.

How Much Funding?

For-profit: 50% contribution
Non-profit: 70%
Maximum contribution is $5 million over 5 years.

Who Qualifies?

For-profit and non-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada

Eligible Activities & Expenditures

Categories include:
- R&D around minor commodities
- New production and processing technologies
- Agricultural productivity

Examples include:
- Research on agricultural inputs, improved crop/livestock traits (e.g. genetics), environment (e.g. GHG), food safety, barriers to market entry
- Minor crop/ livestock production R&D
- R&D for major commodities that improve yield/quality, better traits for food and non-food use, pest/disease resistance, adapt to climate change, GHG reduction, water, soil, biofuels, food safety
- Export market access issues

Program Deadline

Ongoing until September 2023



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