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Agriculture Research and Innovation Program

Program Contact
Name: AIO Desk
Email: peiextension@gov.pe.ca
Phone: 368-4145
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PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The Agriculture Research and Innovation Program is designed to provide assistance for farm level research, innovation and adoption projects that will yield positive economic benefits within the Prince Edward Island agricultural industry.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This initiative is comprised of four sub-programs  
  1. Applied Research Subprogram
  2. Innovative Technologies Subprogram
  3. Industry Research Coordination Subprogram
  4. Technology and Science Adoption Subprogram

TERMINATION    

This program is effective April 1, 2013 and will terminate on March 31, 2018.
This program may be altered or discontinued without notice by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.

ADMINISTRATION
This program is administered by the Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Fiseries.  Project costs incurred prior to the date of application submission will not be eligible for assistance.    

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Recipients of funding under this program are consenting to the public release of their name, the amount of funding received, and the general nature of the project.

CONTACT

    General Inquiries:
    Agriculture Information Desk
    PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
    Toll-free:  1-866-734-3276
    Tel: 368-4145
    Email: peiextension@gov.pe.ca

DEFINITIONS

Agri-business:
An Agri-business is a small to medium-sized enterprise (defined as having fewer than 250 employees), which maintains a significant business interest in Prince Edward Island, and which buys and sells agriculturally-produced products, including groups of farmers who have formed an entity specifically to market and/or process their agricultural products and businesses that market agriculturally-produced products.

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