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Funding programs

The goal of the CRIBIQ research program is to co-finance innovative collaborative research projects involving enterprises and public research institutes that share a common interest in the development of bio-based products. Funding of such projects by CRIBIQ is provided in the form of non-reimbursable financial contributions granted by Quebec’s Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI).

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

65th CRIBIQ call for projects - Industrial bioproducts & Environment I

For its 2020-2021 collaborative research program, CRIBIQ is pleased to launch its 65th call for projects in the industrial bioproducts and environment sector. This call is part of the Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI) support program for organisations (PSO). More information, as well as program funding terms, can be found in the 2020-2021 Applicant Guide for the Industrial and Environmental Bioproducts Sector.


The industrial bioproducts sector includes bioenergy (liquid, solid or gaseous biofuels), materials and bio-based chemicals. As for the environment sector, CRIBIQ aims to set up projects related to bioremediation, effluent treatment, recovery of residual materials and biosensors. The integration of artificial intelligence tools in these sectors of the bioeconomy is a new trend that can help improve the competitiveness of our Quebec businesses.
To submit your project, we recommend that you complete the Letter of Intent (LOI) form, as well as a preliminary funding budget by June 18, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Download the depositors guide (in french only)
Download the LOI form - 65th call
Download the budget calculation grid - 65th call (in french only)


Although this step is optional, we strongly recommend that you consider it in order to validate the eligibility of your project.
Do not hesitate to contact your advisor responsible for the industrial bioproducts and environment sector to guide you in the process of project delivery.

 

63rd CRIBIQ call for projects - Bio-food I

CRIBIQ launches its 2020-2021 collaborative research program to stimulate the setting up of innovative projects in the bio-food sector. This call is part of the organization support program (PSO) of the Ministère de Économie et de l’Innovation (MEI). You will find more information and the program's funding standards in the 2020-2021 DEPOSITOR'S GUIDE.

The bio-food sector is strategic for Quebec because of its essential role in terms of food, economic development and its impact in the regions. It brings together the animal production (cattle, pig, poultry, marine, etc.), plant production (cereals, oilseeds and protein crops, fruits and vegetables, seaweed, etc.), food processing and health foods and functional bio-ingredients.

This year 2 new areas of research are added:

  • Technologies associated with artificial intelligence (eg precision farming, etc.)
  • New cultivation techniques (eg vertical, greenhouse, urban, etc.)

To submit your project, we recommend that you complete the Letter of Intent (LOI) form and a preliminary funding budget no later than June 18 at 5 p.m.

Although this step is optional, we strongly recommend that you consider it in order to validate the eligibility of your project.

Do not hesitate to contact Cristina Marques responsible for the bio-food sector to guide you through the deposit process.

 

CORPORATE FINANCE

61th call for projects - BTM Propulsion II

The Maritime Strategy aims to develop the maritime economy in a sustainable manner while promoting investment opportunities for companies that generate jobs and economic growth. In this context, marine biotechnology is a promising avenue for modernizing and sustaining the fishing and aquaculture industry and for finding alternatives to landfilling marine residues.

You can download the 2019-2020 APPLICANT GUIDE (in french only) for more information.

Please note that as part of the 61th call for projects, the letter of intent is mandatory.