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Genome Canada Launches Cross Cutting Programs in Support of the Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

Genome Canada has launched the next two components of the Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative: 1) The Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Coordination Hub (KMIC Hub), and 2) The Data Coordination and Collaboration Hub (Data Hub). These cross-cutting programs are designed to ensure that the portfolio of Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams projects translate into solutions for Canadians.

 

Information and documents for each Hub opportunity can be found below.  For more information, please contact Georgia Balsevich (GBalsevich@genomealberta.ca), Manager of Project Development and Support.

 

Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Coordination Hub (KMIC Hub)

 

The objective of this funding opportunity is to support a single pan-Canadian team that will develop and implement a portfolio-level knowledge mobilization and implementation plan for Genome Canada's Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative.

 

Total Funding Available: $2,100,000.       Download the KMIC Hub Funding Opportunity

 

Data Coordination and Collaboration Hub (Data Hub)

 

This funding opportunity aims to support a single pan-Canadian team that will develop and implement a data plan for Genome Canada's Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative.

 

Total Funding Available: $4,000,000.       Download the Data Hub Funding Opportunity

 
 
Activity and Timelines
 Activity  Date 
 Launch of Funding Opportunity   August 23, 2022                                                 
 Draft Registration due at Genome Alberta            November 1, 2022 
 Final Registration due at Genome Alberta  December 7, 2022 
 Draft Application due at Genome Alberta  February 2023 
 Full Application due at Genome Alberta  April 2023 
 Application review   May 2023 
 Notification of decision to teams  Early July 2023 
 ICT and Hub teams convened  May-late July 2023 
 Further competition deadlines will be updated as it progresses