No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The New Product Creator is an initiative intended to support the development of new seafood value-added products through activities such as market validation, prototype development and scale-up support with the intent of having the product successfully reach the intended market.
Comments on Funding:
Funding contribution available is based on scope and deliverables of the project.
Projects are cost-shared to a maximum of 50/50 with applicants.
Applicants must pay a percentage of their contribution for the project to begin, depending on total project costs.
When It Ends:
March 31, 2023
The applicant must:
Special consideration will be given to participants utilizing seafood waste or by-product in their product.
submit the completed New Product Creator application including a brief business and marketing plan online or by email at email@example.com,
provide further information if required,
be able to provide a down payment before work begins.
Scheduling of the project may begin immediately upon application approval with a signed quote and project plan.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. is a provincial development agency with the mission to help farmers, fishermen and food processors be more prosperous and profitable. It is Nova Scotia’s only technical development agency focused solely on the food sector and maximizing its value.
This program is funded under the provincial Building for Tomorrow Fund and is available until March 31, 2023. Intake is ongoing while funds are available. Projects must be completed by March 31 in the year they are approved, so early application is recommended.