• Assess product market fit

  • Test your minimum viable product

  • Scale and expand globally

  • Prepare for investment

  • Leverage and protect your intellectual property


Who can participate?

Each project proposal must be led by a researcher or a small- or medium-sized food manufacturer who wants to advance and commercialize their innovation. Applicants must be members of the Canadian Food Innovation Network.

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Project size

Our competitive, merit-based process will review projects ranging from $20K to $200K.

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Project applicants are required to contribute 50% of total eligible project costs and to provide a project management fee of 5% of total eligible project costs.

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Timeline (key dates)

Application package available - week of Oct 4, 2021

Information sessions - Oct 18 and Nov 1, 2021
Projects awarded - Ongoing starting in 2021

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