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Alberta Bio Future (ABF), Opportunities Sub-Program

Grants to Alberta Researchers, Companies, and Industry
Groups for Bioindustrial Products and Technologies

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Alberta Innovates

Deadline Date:

03/31/19

Description:

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Grants to Alberta researchers, companies, and industry groups to create new and improved bioindustrial products and technologies and to add value to biomass in agriculture and forestry. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to advance the bioindustrial sector in the province.

The Alberta Bio Future program has been designed to encourage and support collaborations and partnerships between industry, academia, research organizations and government, which focus on new and improved bioindustrial products and bioindustrial technologies.

In line with Government of Alberta and Alberta Innovates priorities, Alberta Bio Future and its sub-programs aim to increase the value derived from Alberta’s abundant, renewable biomass resource, and to expand a competitive, sustainable and profitable bioindustrial sector (materials, chemicals and energy) through an integrated program with a strong industry focus. In addition to supporting the forest and agriculture sectors, the program represents a potentially significant opportunity to diversify the provincial economy.

Projects must:
- Have the project work carried out primarily in Alberta.
- Have a direct application to the bioindustrial sector.
- Develop bioindustrial products and bioindustrial technologies that use renewable, sustainable biomass, with a focus on agriculture and forestry biomass, produced or available in Alberta.
- Focus on developments leading to a competitive advantage for Alberta companies or other direct benefit to Alberta.
- Engage a project team with demonstrated competence, experience and the organizational capacity to successfully complete the project.

For more information about the objectives and guiding principles of the program see: https://albertainnovates.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/ABF-Opportunities-Sub-Program-Guidelines_FINAL.pdf#page=2

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162732

Term of Contract:

Project work must be completed by December 31, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Projects must be submitted by:
- Researchers based in Alberta, and researchers elsewhere conducting bioindustrial projects with a benefit to Alberta, or
- Operating companies or industry groups based in Alberta.

Note: Bioindustrial products exclude food, feed or pharma products in this sub-program.

Pre-Application Information:

This sub-program has a two-stage, online application process: Letter of Intent (LOI) and Full Proposal. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019.

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.

Applicants are expected to contribute an appropriate portion of the total project costs commensurate with the development stage, partners, etc., of the project. The applicant contribution may be in the form of cash or an auditable in-kind contribution.

AI will require written confirmation of other funding sources and contributions at the full proposal stage. The applicant must provide confirmation of receipt of partner contributions, including details of the contribution at the agreement stage.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.fundingconsortium.gov.ab.ca/AI/Account

Steve Price, Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation
780-450-5570
Steve.Price@albertainnovates.ca

Dr. Christine Murray, Director, Agricultural Technologies
403-382-7188
Christine.Murray@albertainnovates.ca

Rebecca Bruce, Bioindustrial Innovation Development Partner
780-450-5095
Rebecca.Bruce@albertainnovates.ca

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