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Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP)

Value

The program may fund up to 75% of eligible project costs (maximum of $1.0 million per year).

Description

Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP)  is a national contribution program. It’s investing $30 million over 6 years (2017 to 2023) to assist Canada’s fisheries and aquaculture industries in improving their environmental performance.

Eligible Applicants

The program offers funding to assist 2 types of eligible participants:

  1. commercial fisheries or aquaculture producers wishing to purchase and install existing, off-the-shelf clean technologies, processes and sustainable practices into their day-to-day operations
  2. existing aquaculture producers wishing to pilot and test new late-stage innovative technologies, systems or processes (Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 7 to 9 only)

Eligible Expenses

Covered costs:

The program may fund up to 75% of eligible project costs (maximum of $1.0 million per year).

The remaining 25% or more of the project’s funding can be made up of a combination of non-DFO sources but must include a minimum of 10% cash commitment by the applicant.

All project proposals must also include a letter of support from the lead fisheries or aquaculture regulator for the province/territory in which the project will take place.

Deadline Date

  Closed. Previous deadline: February 28, 2022.

Contact

Contact Name: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Phone Number: 1-855-852-8320

E-mail Address: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Website: https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/aquaculture/business-entreprises/factap-patppa-eng.htm

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