Tag : Agricultural Programs

BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding

The federal government is providing up to $7M to subsidize research into biomasses—plant or animal material used for energy production. The funding will support BioMass Canada (BMC), a research cluster focused on improving technologies for processing agricultural biomass, including waste materials, as a basis for renewable energy.

Funding will come from

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Place to Grow: Agri-Food Innovation Initiative: Apply by January 27, 2020

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative that provides funding from all levels of government to support a growing, investment-driven agriculture and agri-food sector. It provides some funding supports on a national level, while other supports are provided on a province-by-province basis.

Ontario’s suite of grants and incentives, CAP

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FedDev Ontario Funding: Nearly $6.3M Awarded to Bioenterprise

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) recently announced nearly $6.3M in funding to create a new network that will help agri-businesses scale up.
The funding was awarded to Bioenterprise Corporation, a national, non-profit commercialization accelerator that supports the growth of Canada’s agri-tech industries.
Bioenterprise assists businesses at

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AgriInnovate: $2.5M for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc.

The Canadian Federal Government recently announced support for the agri-food industry in Nova Scotia that will allow Ocean Crisp Apple Company to invest $2.5M to advance apple processing techniques. The investment will increase facility capacity, improve processing efficiencies, and contribute overall to the apple industry in Nova Scotia – which

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Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.

Botaneco Inc., based out of Calgary, Alberta, is the world leader in the commercial production of oilseed oleosomes. They are an innovative, solutions-focused natural ingredient manufacturer with novel plant-based separation and purification technology used in the global food, feed, and personal care industries.
The company was recently announced as the lead

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