Agricultural Research and Innovation Program

The Agricultural Research and Innovation Program supports applied research and innovation activities. It also supports on-farm trials that are intended to improve production, productivity, profitability, competitiveness and sustainability of Nova Scotia’s agricultural sectors.

Eligibility

Research and innovation

To be eligible, you must be a:

  • Nova Scotia Post-Secondary Institution
  • Agricultural Industry Association
  • industry organization
  • Crown Corporation
  • government department

On-farm

To be eligible, you must be a:

  • farm
  • Agricultural Industry Association
  • industry organization

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 22 February 2024
Application deadline: 22 March 2024 and 30 April 2024
Claim deadline: 28 February 2025

How to apply

Complete the Program Application Form (make sure to check the application for details on all required supporting documents). Send your completed application, supporting documents and Business Plan to the Programs Division office.

You also need to complete the Program Funding Registration Form.

Contact

Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579
prm@novascotia.ca

Downloads

Program Guidelines
Program Application
Program Funding Registration Form - Farm Applicants
Program Funding Registration Form - Industry Organization Applicants