Advancing Innovative Technologies Program
The Advancing Innovative Technologies initiative supports the adoption of new technologies, processes or specialized equipment. Eligible projects should improve farm and industry competitiveness, productivity and profitability.
Farms and industry associations can apply.
To apply as a farm, you must:
- have a current Farm Registration
- be at least 19 years of age
- report your farming income and expenses and show gross commodity income of at least $30,000
To apply as an industry association, you must:
- represent identifiable Nova Scotia agriculture and agri-food products
- be a non-profit organization
For more detailed information about eligibility, read the program guidelines.
Deadline or important dates
Program Opening: 1 February 2020
Application Due: 1 April 2020
Claim Deadline: 1 March 2021
How to Apply
Complete and submit the Application Form to the Programs & Business Risk Management office.
If you’re new to Department of Agriculture funding programs (since 2018) you must also complete the Program Funding Registration (PFR) Form. Returning clients should update their PFR Form if necessary.
Program Guidelines, Application Form and Program Funding Registration Forms are available in the “Downloads” section.
Agriculture – Programs and Business Risk Management Division
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2
Phone: 902 893-6377
Toll-free: 1 866 844-4276
Fax: 902 893-7579
Program Funding Registration Form for Farm Business
Program Funding Registration Form for Agri-Business
Program Funding Registration Form for Industry Organizations/Associations, Educational/Research Institutions and Government Agencies