Innovative Technologies Sub-program

The Innovative Technologies Sub-Program will support implementation of technologies, which are leading edge, potentially high-risk and first of their kind to the province or region, including on-farm crop and livestock diversification

Who is eligible for funding?

  • Mi’kmaq First Nations and other Indigenous Organizations;
  • Agricultural producers;
  • Agriculture industry organizations, clubs, and associations;
  • Groups of agricultural producers and
  • Small to medium sized agri-businesses.

What types of activities are eligible for funding?

  • Innovative projects which lead to on-farm diversification including crops, livestock and alternative uses for agricultural products;
  • Purchase and development of new equipment or other technologies which are innovative and not considered to be equipment/technology which are part of regular operations;
  • Adapting existing equipment or technologies in a new and innovative manner for use on Prince Edward Island;
  • Demonstration and evaluation of new technologies; and
  • Information sharing and/or knowledge transfer activities.

Where can I find more information?

When can I submit my applications?

Applications for Innovative Technologies will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Applications received prior to this date and time will not be considered

For more information contact:

Agriculture Research and Innovation Program Information Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857 
Email: ARIP@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
April 3, 2018
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Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857

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