Deadline (Project Application Form): Canadian Agri‑Food Automation and Intelligence Network

Update - All deadlines have been extended

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) has launched its Livestock Innovation Program, a $5M initiative designed to foster advances in a sector of vital importance to our economic and social wellbeing.

The application process for this call involves three stages:

  1. Project Application Form (PAF): Outlines the criteria and eligibility requirements, providing applicants and their project partners a clear understanding of the competition's parameters.
  2. Expression of Interest (EOI): Provides a more detailed description of the project and includes a simplified financial workbook.
  3. Full Project Proposal (FPP): Provides a detailed project description, full financial workbook and relevant supporting documentation.

Note that submissions at the EOI and FPP stages of the competition are by invitation only; no unsolicited EOIs or FPPs will be accepted.


Competition Announcement [PDF 252 kB]
Program Guide [PDF 436 kB]
Project Application Form [Word] updated
Extension Announcement [PDF 152 kB]


Program opens:    November 1, 2022
PAF due:    February 6, 2023
Invitation to submit EOI:    February 21, 2023
EOI due:    March 21, 2023
Invitation to submit FPP:    April 18, 2023
FPP due:    June 19, 2023
Notice of Decision:    September 2023


For questions about the application process, contact the grants facilitator for your faculty. For additional resources, click here for guidance on internal deadlines and submission processes.