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Canadian Alternative Protein Co-innovation Mission, London UK

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) and Protein Industries Canada (PIC) are pleased to invite Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to submit an expression of interest to join in a partnering mission to London, UK.

This mission will take place from September 25 – 29, 2023 and is anchored around the Future Food-Tech, London. The program will include pitch sessions and B2B meetings with selected top-tier UK SMEs focused on alternative proteins. For the purpose of this mission, alternative proteins will include firms leveraging plant-based, cellular agriculture, insect and fermentation technologies.

Deadline to submit expression of interest: July 12, 2023

For more information, please contact Tamara Kononoff, AgFood Sector Team Lead at or visit PIC website HERE

If you are a Manitoba company interested in attending the Future Food-Tech Summit in London, UK, please visit the Invest Manitoba website to determine your eligibility to apply for the Export Development Program. 

For more information, visit:

Intake is now open for the two funding streams noted below.

  • Export Development Program
  • Incoming Buyer Program