UK and Canada collaboration

Global Business Innovation Programme to Canada

Are you an innovative SME working in the agri-tech sector?

Innovate UK are calling for UK based SMEs to apply for a one week Global Business Innovation Programme to Canada in 2020.

Dates for your diary

Closing date: Wednesday 11 December 2019

Briefing event: Wednesday 15 January 2020

Programme: Saturday 25 January 2020 – Saturday 1 February 2020

Post visit event: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Why should you apply?

The programme, which will run from Saturday 25 January – Saturday 1 February, aims to support research and development (R&D) collaborations between British and Canadian SMEs that operate in the agri-tech sector.

Successful applicants will be supported throughout the programme, and will receive bespoke one-to-one support from Enterprise Europe Network advisers to help them exploit the opportunity before, during and after the visit to Canada.

When in Canada

Delegates of the programme will be based in Alberta, the country’s prime beef production area that is open to opportunities for the adoption of new precision technologies for livestock production. They will also attend the Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase in London, Ontario and the Guelph Agri-Food Cluster.

Apply now

Register here. Once registered, you will receive an eventbrite email invitation to the programme’s application form.

Need help?

Please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Lewis, Agri-EPI Centre’s New Business & Proposals Manager, at if you need more information.