Agtech Growth Fund (AGF)

Receive up to $450,000 in Agriculture Tech Funding.

As part of the Agtech Growth Fund (AGF), the provincial government funds research and development (R&D) in order to accelerate the commercialization of innovations in the agricultural sector that have the potential to transform agriculture.

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Agtech Growth Fund (AGF)

Amount of Funding

Eligible applicants can receive up to $450,000 in non-repayable grants from the AGF program with a lifetime maximum of $900,000.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Agtech Growth Fund (AGF)

Eligible Applicants

To be considered for funding, all applications must meet the following criteria:

  • Groups of active private sector partners representing the value chain of the project must propose it. It is required that active partners contribute cash, in-kind services, equity investment, or a letter of intent to purchase to the project.
  • Saskatchewan-based organizations must lead projects
  • Indicate how the technological innovation can be implemented to solve a specific industry-wide challenge and benefit the agriculture industry as a whole.
  • Innovative and novel technological solutions are required.
  • Describe how the project will be commercialized and how it will be sustained in the long run.
  • Industry partners must provide 50% or more of the project’s budget. The amount requested from IS is no more than 30% of the proposed budget.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Agtech Growth Fund (AGF)

Eligible Activities

The following project themes are eligible for funding under the AGF program:

  • Software and hardware for digital agriculture (e.g., sensors, imagery, precision agriculture)
  • Robotics, automation, and machinery for smart farms
  • The health of animals
  • Traceability of the Agrifood Supply Chain
  • Markets and Fintech in Agriculture
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Agtech Growth Fund (AGF)

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