The 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program: This is a wonderful program for those in the Agri-Food Sector and Applications are now being accepted until the end of April. Awards have been distributed to companies across the Province who have contributed to job creation and economic growth through product enhancement and innovation.
Information on this Special Award Program follows below. OMAFRA also has past winners posted on their website - a listing that really provides us with a sense of pride for the amazing companies that Ontario has involved in the Agri-Food Sector! Please share the details below if you know a company that should consider applying.
Have you developed and implemented a unique product or process that helps foster innovation in Ontario’s agriculture and food sector?
If so, you could be eligible to receive one of the following awards from the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program:
* Premier’s Award (one award valued at $75,000)
* Minister’s Award (one award valued at $50,000)
* Leaders in Innovation Awards (three awards valued at $25,000 each)
* Provincial Awards (45 awards valued at $5,000 each)
Primary producers/farmers, processors and agri-food organizations are invited to apply.
A copy of the Program Guidebook and Application Form, as well as information on previous award recipients is available online at www.ontario.ca/agrifoodinnovation or by phone at 1-877-424-1300.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017.