3 Canola
4 calves
7 processing
8 Bison
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Program Availability: Accepting Applications
Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program

Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program


Stream C Terms and Conditions

Stream C Application Form

Stream C Funding List


Program purpose statement

To stimulate the demonstration, commercialization, and adoption of innovative and collaborative products, practices, and processes that have the potential to provide an impact on the agriculture and agri-food industry and to support the early adopters of new technologies, innovations, and practices.

This program intends to support late-stage activities on the Innovation continuum of start-up/scale-up demonstration work and adoption.

Program description

The three streams of the Growing Forward 2 Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program are:

Stream A: Collaborating Innovation – Not Currently Accepting Applications

Stream B: Implementing Innovation – Not Currently Accepting Applications

Stream C: Implementing Innovation for Energy Reduction – Currently Accepting Applications

The Implementing Innovation for Energy Reduction Stream is targeted at Agri-Processors. Its purpose is to assist Agri-Processors with retro-fitting their facilities and/or adopting new technologies or practices that have an impact on energy reduction. Successful applicants are eligible for reimbursement of equipment expenses at 40% and energy assessments or audits at 80%.

Who is eligible to apply for Stream C Implementing Innovation for Energy Reduction?


What kinds of projects are eligible?

Please refer to the Funding List.

If you don’t see the project you have in mind listed, please contact the Program Contact to describe the energy savings of your proposed project.

How do I start?

Submit your Stream C Application, complete with quotes for any equipment you are looking to purchase, using either email, courier, or mail.


Stream C – Accelerating Agricultural Innovation

6547 Sparrow Drive

Leduc, AB, T9E 7C5

For more information

Dana Gibson


Phone: (780) 980-4220


Program Contacts

Dana Gibson


Phone: (780) 980-4220

Links & Other Resources

Program FAQs

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