Volet 1 –​ Soutien à la réalisation d’études diagnostiques​ (Health Food: Stream 1 – Support for Carrying Out Diagnostic Studies​)

By mmuise

This program aims to increase the number of foods of good nutritional quality, foods with improved nutritional value and foods with health value among the foods processed and offered in Québec. Its 1st stream is designed to identify opportunities for the development or improvement of processed foods to make them foods of good nutritional quality, foods with improved nutritional value, foods with health value or to reduce the use of food additives, through the realization diagnostic studies by eligible companies.

Comments on Funding:

The financial assistance covers 70% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $100,000 per applicant for the duration of the program. The minimum eligible expenses amount is $10,000.

Deadline: March 31, 2025

Applicants must:

  • be businesses that fall into either of the following categories:
    a) food processing companies;
    b) companies that outsource food processing;
    c) companies that operate central kitchens;
    d) associations of food processing businesses.
  • meet the following requirements:
    a) registered with the Quebec Business Registry;
    b) located in Quebec or have at least one establishment or branch located in Quebec;
    c) perform food processing in Quebec for the products developed as part of the project;
    d) market at least one food product in Quebec.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Projects can be submitted continuously until March 31, 2025.

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