FoodShift Program

Amount: up to $50,000 in project-based matching funding.

The FoodShift program will provide non-repayable funding for clean net-zero technology adoption ($1.5 million) to food and beverage processors to subsidize the cost of adopting and integrating new clean technologies into their operations.

Eligibility Criteria for Applicant:

  • Operating in the food and beverage processing sector;
  • A for-profit private sector enterprise or not-for-profit corporation ready to adopt and integrate proven clean technologies into their operations;
  • Generating a minimum of $1 million in annual revenues; and
  • Incorporated in Canada and located in Ontario.

Eligibility Criteria for Clean Technology Provider:

  • A for-profit private sector enterprise or not-for-profit corporation with a proven clean technology application that will satisfy the need of an eligible applicant;
  • Technologies must be at or beyond Technology Readiness Level 8 (TRL-8+) stage of development; and
  • Technologies must help food & beverage processors embrace automation in their facilities, reduce waste and energy consumption, significantly reduce their carbon footprint, and transition towards a net-zero future.

Amount

Successful program recipients will be selected through an open call for applications and will be awarded up to $50,000 in project-based matching funding.