The AgriScience program is a stream of funding provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), a 5-year framework to support Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. AgriScience is specifically designed to help businesses perform research and development projects that benefit the agricultural and agri-food sector, either independently or as part of an innovation cluster.

  • Amount: Up to 50% for businesses; up to 70% for non-profits to a maximum $5M. In-kind contributions may be considered for up to 10% of the applicant’s cost-share.
  • Eligibility: For-profits (businesses, corporations, cooperatives, indigenous groups) and non-profits (associations, corporations, cooperatives, indigenous groups).
  • Timeline: Open; continuous intake of applications until March 31, 2023, or until funding has been fully committed.
  • Project Focus: Improving support for minor commodities, emerging, and transformative areas; Investing in discovery and applied science for major commodity sectors; Enhance efforts in clean growth, environment, and climate change; Accelerating growth of Canada’s food and beverage processing or value-added sector; Strengthening knowledge transfer and adoption.

Top AgriScience Resources:

Resources for the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriScience program will be available in spring 2019.

Canadian Government Funding for Small Business

Posted: April 10, 2018 by Jeff Shepherd. Updated: January 24, 2019 by Jeff Shepherd