Research Funding Opportunities


Seeding Food Innovation Grants 2017

George Western Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited have launched Food Innovation grants 2017. They will provide seed funding for trans-disciplinary research proposals that address food and health challenges that will impact Canadians and are of global concern OR offer debt/equity investments to business-foused projects that have a real social impact both in Canada and globally.

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Funding for Agricultural Research, Innovation, Demonstration and Commercialization

Mitacs has multiple opportunities for funding that is accessible to businesses, post-secondary educational institutions and students. The program names are Accelerate, Elevate, Globalink, Step, and Converge.

Investment Agriculture Foundation

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Real Estate Foundation of BC

Western Economic Diversification Fund:

Non-profits including post-secondary education institutions

For profit – Western Innovation Initiative (WINN)







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