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2019 Seeding Food Innovation

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on February 19, 2019 in Research Funding

George Weston Limited has announced the new 2019 Seeding Food Innovation program [PDF - 172 KB]. The program will provide seed funding for innovative transdisciplinary research whose goal is to safely increase the production of food and other agricultural products, that will feed and nourish the growing population in ways that are environmentally, economically as well as culturally sustainable.

Up to $250,000 for up to two years will be awarded per project.

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

Two webinars will be held to provide further details on the program and answer any questions.

Register for Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:00pm EST here
Register for Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 1:00pm EST here.

Visit the George Weston website for further details.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please contact

Internal Deadline: April 3, 2019 at 4:30 PM AST
Agency Deadline: April 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM AST