Seeding Food for Innovation Grants 2018

George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited are pleased to announce the Seeding Food Innovation Grant 2018 grant program. This program provides seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that helps accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges. Thematic focus is on food production, distribution, and consumption initiatives. Research outcomes should impact primarily Canadians, but also deliver key learnings towards issues of global concern.

·       Funding of up to $250,000 per project is available for up to two years within the field of food innovation

·       Funding will only be awarded to institutions that are Canada Revenue Agency registered

·       Principal Applicants must be at the level of Postdoctoral Fellow or higher OR have an Administrative Supervisor that has a permanent post at recognised Canadian post-secondary institution

·       Principal Applicants should be based at a Canadian Institution for at least 30% of their time.


Agency Name: 
George Weston Limited
Contact Name: 
Kate Ryan
Grant Amount: 
Up to $250,000 per project for up to two years.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, June 22, 2018
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: