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Fund Description

AgriInnovation is a five-year, $468 million program under the Growing Forward 2 initiative to accelerate innovation by supporting R&D activities and facilitating the commercialization and/or adoption of innovative products.

Funding Details

Companies can receive up to 50% of eligible costs to a maximum of $5 million as a non-repayable grant.

Eligible Expenditures

  • Administration;
  • Salaries/benefits;
  • Contractors;
  • Travel;
  • Equipment directly related to a project;
  • Other direct project costs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The innovative aspect of the proposed product, process, technology or service
  • Technical feasibility and readiness for market of the innovation
  • Sufficient evidence from the market to support the need and demand for the innovation
  • The managerial capability to successfully complete the project
  • The financial capacity to complete the project and to repay the contribution