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2012-13 Food Safety

Researchers invited to apply to new 2012/13 Food Safety research and innovation funding program

Read the launch Information Bulletin (May 1, 2012) 

Download the Program Guidelines  for further information about the "2012/13 Food Safety" research and innovation funding program.
To apply, follow the instructions and fill out the "Letter of Intent" form on the on-line application system at

Edmonton...Research that will contribute to the reduction of  food borne illnesses is the aim of the new $2.5 million "2012/13 Food Safety Research and Innovation Program" introduced by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency.   The program will provide long term benefits to Alberta's agricultural and food systems and is designed to help speed up both conceptual and applied research to ultimately create new cost effective pathogen prevention and intervention strategies for the following pathogens:  Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and other
verotoxigenicE. Coli,Salmonella spp. andCampylobacter spp. 

Researchers or a team of researchers within private industry, academic institutions, provincial research centres, federal research centres or
non-profit research establishments are invited to submit a letter of intent (LOI) to the program as the first step in the application process for a non-repayable research grant.  Deadline for the submission of the LOI is Thursday, June 21, 2:00 p.m. MDT.

Although Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency are the main funders of this program, other funders may be approached if projects fit within that organization's mandate and areas of interest.

Applicant inquiries may be directed to:

Elizabeth Muir, Value Added Director
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Phone: 780-415-9820

Last updated: Thursday, August 3, 2017
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