2019 Seeding Food Innovation Research Funding Call Open Until April 10th!

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The 2019 Seeding Food Innovation Research Funding Call is currently open with the deadline of Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2pm EDT.

The Seeding Food Innovation program provides seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that will help accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges and help to effect positive change in the area of Sustainable Intensification.

Funding:
A maximum of $250,000 over up to two years per project.

Applicant Eligibility:
Eligible Principal Applicants must be:

– At or above the level of Postdoctoral researcher OR have an Administrative Supervisor that has a permanent post at a recognised Canadian post-secondary institution
– Be affiliated with a Canada Revenue Agency-qualified donee institution located in Canada
– Working in Canada at least 30% of the time

Project Eligibility:
– Projects should be focused on the safe and sustainable intensification of the food production system (e.g. Sustainable Agriculture or Aquaculture; Soil Microbiome; Food Safety)
– Projects must demonstrate meaningful research partnerships and/or collaborations, with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 10 additional collaborators, beyond the Principal Applicant.
– Potential partnerships might include different academic institutions/schools; not-for-profit organizations; public and private organizations or any combination of these.

More Information on the Seeding Food Innovation Guidelines

To Apply!