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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Submit Agri-Food Innovation Applications Now!

Help Recognize Agri-Food Innovators!

Each year, outstanding innovators who contribute to the success of Ontario's agri-food sector.are recognized. Agri-food related innovators recognized include: producers, processors and organizations. Do you know an agri-food innovator? Encourage them to submit their application today!

Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Award Objectives

The objectives of the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence are to:
  • recognize and encourage innovators in the agri-food sector
  • foster innovation in the agri-food sector that has an effect at the farm level
  • raise awareness about the importance of
    agri-food innovation and its impact on the Ontario economy

Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Award Examples

Examples of innovation areas include but are not limited to:
  • improved business practices
  • response to consumer demands (e.g. new product development, value added, marketing, strategic alliances, local food)
  • environmental stewardship
  • energy and bio-economy
  • health and safety
  • food safety and traceability
  • education and marketing of the agriculture and food industry to society

Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Award Deadline

The Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence program is accepting applications until Friday, January 18, 2013.
Eligible applicants could receive one of
  • a Premier's Award ($75,000)
  • a Minister's Award ($50,000)
  • three Leaders in Innovation Awards ($25,000 each)
  • 45 provincial awards ($5,000 each )

Submit your application postmarked no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013 to:

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
1 Stone Road West, 3rd Floor SW
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2
Attn: Premier's Award

Application information
On-line at:
Fax: 519-826-3442

For more information, contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300.

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