Saskatchewan – SCAP
Product Development Program (PDP)

Receive up to $50K in Sustainable Project Funding.

Saskatchewan businesses can receive funding towards under the development of prototypes and services to food, beverage, and other agri-processing value-added companies. Funding is provided through the Saskatchewan Product Development Program (PDP) stream of the Sustainable Canadian Partnership Program (SCAP).

To view more programs offered by the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (SCAP), visit our SCAP overview page.

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Saskatchewan – SCAP Product Development Program (PDP)

Amount of Funding

  • 50% to a maximum of $50,000, min. project size of $10,000
Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Saskatchewan – SCAP Product Development Program (PDP)

Eligible Applicants

Agriculture value-added processors who meet the following value-added criteria:

  • Physical transformation or upgrading of any raw/primary agricultural product(s) or any agricultural by-product or waste into a new or upgraded product or further processed product.
  • Processors must operate and pay taxes in the Province of Saskatchewan.
  • The applicant’s proposal/product must demonstrate substantial use of Canadian-grown agriculture products.
  • Must be a for-profit organization.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Saskatchewan – SCAP Product Development Program (PDP)

Eligible Activities

Eligible Activities must:

  • Develop and/or commercialize a Canadian agricultural product, process, or technology.

Eligible Costs include:

  • Material costs;
  • Test processing and manufacturing costs;
  • Packaging and labelling development costs;
  • Product development, demo costs, samples, and prototypes for trade shows;
  • Assessment and development of a process/manufacturing technology;
  • Process & specification development costs;
  • Engineering, capex, opex, and techno-economic analysis costs;
  • Equipment rentals; and
  • Market readiness for a target market where the applicant can demonstrate market opportunity exists
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Saskatchewan – SCAP Product Development Program (PDP)

Program Deadline

Two-staged Application Process: Online Application & Full Pre-Approval Application if invited to apply.

  • Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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