Agri-Products Innovation and Commercialization 2017-2018

This program supports the assessment, adoption and implementation of innovative technologies being introduced to Nova Scotia. These projects should improve profitability, competitiveness and benefit the Nova Scotia agricultural industry.


Eligible applicants consist of farmers, commodity groups or associations. Applicants must be a registered farm or business with a minimum income of $10,000. For more details on eligibility see the program guidelines.

Deadline or important dates

Program Opening: December 1, 2016
Program Closing: January 27, 2017
Claim deadline: March 1, 2018

How to Apply

The Letter of Intent is available online or at your regional office. This LOI is to be submitted with your innovative idea and if selected, a full proposal will be requested.

Supporting documents

Program guidelines and Letter of Intent guidelines are available on-line. If invited for a full proposal, the Scoring Template for Full Proposal Invitees is provided online to guide preparation of the proposal.

Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Programs and Business Risk Management
74 Research Dr.,
Bible Hill, NS
B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program Guidelines
Letter of Intent
Letter of Intent - Fillable PDF