FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
January 15, 2019
FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE CLEAN TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION PROGRAM - FUNDING REQUEST IMPORTANT DATES
The Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) can provide funding up to 75% of eligible project costs to assist the fisheries and aquaculture industries in improving their environmental performance. The funding can assist the industry with the adoption or adaptation of market-ready clean technologies for aquaculture, wild capture harvesting and seafood processing operations.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, note however that a project proposal review session will be taking place in the coming weeks as part of the initial application intake for 2019/20, please refer to the following dates should you wish to submit a proposal for the initial intake:
January 25, 2019: Expression of Interest (Application) Deadline
February 1, 2019: Project Proposal Template Deadline
April 1, 2019: Successful applicants notified
Please note that limited amounts of funding are available to support specific types of clean technologies and/or processes. Once funds have been allocated to a particular type of project, the likelihood of funding for similar projects will diminish. Lower priority will be given to projects submitted by a proponents who has already received FACTAP funding. A list of approved projects can be found using the following link: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/aquaculture/businessentreprises/factap-patppa-funding-financement-eng.htm
Application forms and more information about the program can be found on the FACTAP website:
Should you have more questions about the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program, please email: DFO.ATL.FACTAP-PATPPA.ATL.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca or call 506-851-6560.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Program Coordinator - Atlantic Region
FACTAP Program Coordinator - Atlantic Region
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