The Food Innovation Challenge is a unique funding opportunity for Canadian food industry collaborators who want to spearhead transformative improvements that will propel the food sector forward and generate significant economic impact.
Food Innovation Challenge #4
Cultivating a resilient food future: Developing the end-to-end Cellular Food capacity for Canadian global leadership.
Upcoming Info Session for the 2023-2024 Food Innovation Challenge program on February 9, 2023 from 12-1 pm EST.
Expression of Interest Open Date: February 13th, 2023Expression of Interest Close: March 27th, 2023Full Application Invites: April 26th, 2023Full Application Deadline: May 24th, 2023Notification of Award: July 24th, 2023
Food Innovation Challenge #5
Expression of Interest Open Date: April 3rd, 2023Expression of Interest Close: May 10th, 2023Full Application Invites: June 12th, 2023Full Application Deadline: July 26th, 2023Notification of Award: October 10th, 2023
Full call details and program guides will be available in January 2023. Information sessions will also be announced in the new year.
CFIN reserves the right to modify dates and themes as required.
To qualify for funding, all project proposals for any call must be collaborative industry-led initiatives composed of:
The total eligible project costs should be between $1 million and $4 million, and the maximum level of matching funding from CFIN will be 50% of total eligible project costs.
Funding will be provided on a reimbursement basis and CFIN will require a non-refundable project management fee of 5% of total project costs eligible for CFIN funding.
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