How Do We Select the Projects We Fund?

We do not hand over money and then walk away from the recipients. Instead…

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Livestock Innovation Program

Advancing Canada’s Livestock Producers & Primary Processors The 2022/23 Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) competition for the Livestock Innovation Program has been developed to foster technological advances in livestock production and primary processing. The goal of this program is to support research and development to enhance efficiency in livestock agriculture and includes the…

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2022 Smart Farms Continuous Intake Program

Introduction The 2022 Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) Competition for the Smart Farms Program has been developed to extend the convergence of agriculture, equipment manufacturing and technology into real-world application. Smart farms provide a physical platform to showcase the integration and application of new technologies in agriculture. The goal of this funding call is to…

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Beef and Pork Primary Processing Automation and Robotics Program

Advancing Canada’s Primary Red Meat Processors The 2022 Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) Competition for the Beef and Pork Primary Processing Automation and Robotics Program has been developed in response to the Canadian meat industry’s need to enhance global competitiveness, accelerate the adoption of emerging technology, mitigate challenges with worker safety and productivity and overcome…

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2021-2022 Open Competition

About the Competition This $10-million competition launched October 1, 2021, and was open to any Canadian agri-food researchers and/or innovators seeking project funding and meeting CAAIN’s selection criteria. To find out more, download and read our Program Guide. Competition Details Related Documents Program Guide Project Registration Form Deadlines (Dates are subject to change at the sole…

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2020-2021 Open Competition

About the Competition This competition is closed for applications. This nationwide call for proposals was announced in fall 2020 and was available to any groups meeting our selection criteria. To find out more, download and read our Program Guide. Results Of the 42 submissions received, seven were approved. Click here for profiles of the recipient projects….

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