Alberta Bio Future - Biomaterials Pursuit

Alberta Innovates invites proposals for funding under the ABF Biomaterials Pursuit sub-program. 

Alberta Bio Future (ABF) and its sub-programs focus primarily on projects that add value to biomass in agriculture and forestry, and create new and improved bioindustrial products and bioindustrial technologies.

About this program

The Alberta Bio Future, Biomaterials Pursuit sub-program was launched in November 2017. Funding requests up to $300,000 will be considered.

It is designed to expand on previous Alberta Innovates initiatives and funding in the bioeconomy.

Food, feed and pharma products are excluded from the ABF program. 

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Researchers based in Alberta, and researchers elsewhere conducting bioindustrial projects with a benefit to Alberta.
  • Operating companies or industry groups based in Alberta.

Download Program Guidelines for the Alberta Bio Future, Biomaterials Pursuit sub-program to find out more about eligibility requirements and other important information.

How to apply

This sub-program has a two-stage, online application process: Letter of Intent (LOI) and Full Proposal.

LOIs will be accepted until February 1, 2018.  

Applicants will be contacted within six weeks upon receipt of their LOI. Those who are successful at the LOI stage will move to the second stage, and be invited to submit a full proposal.

Full proposals will be accepted until April 11, 2018.  

Agency Name: 
Alberta BioFuture
Contact Name: 
Emma Dering
Grant Amount: 
Funding requests up to $300,000 will be considered.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
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