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Program 2023-24 109th Call for projects

SPO-Biofood II

The biofood sector remains one of the key sectors of the Quebec economy. It contributes to both food security and sovereignty as well as to the province's economic and environmental health.

The Quebec biofood sector has the potential to become a world leader in innovation, research and development. The CRIBIQ is therefore determined to support this propulsion by funding collaborative research projects in the biofood sector.

This call for projects is part of the Support Program for Research and Innovation Organizations (SPO) set up by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Energy of Quebec (MEIE).

The SPO-Biofood program is an interesting opportunity for both research centers and companies that wish to innovate and propel their ideas towards commercialization and wealth creation.

Download the 2023-2024 Applicant's Guide.

Contact Laila Ben Said, Innovation Counselor, to validate the eligibility of your project and to obtain the forms required to submit your Full Application.

The Letter of Intent – optional – is strongly recommended in order to benefit from personalized support throughout the application process.

The deadline for submitting your Letter of Intent is October 20, 2023.

The deadline for submitting your Full Application is November 21, 2023.


  • Submission of the letter of intent
    20th October 2023
  • Submission of the full application form
    21st November 2023
  • Fiscal year

Contact person

Laila Ben Said

Mrs. Laila Ben Said

Innovation Director
418 914-1608 214