Ontario Agri-Food Technologies’ mission is to provide leadership
and coordination in utilizing biotechnology to generate wealth and
sustainability for the agricultural and food industries of Ontario.
To accomplish our mission we focus our activities in four key action
- Encourage and support collaboration among public and private
research groups to enhance the development and acceptance of products
- Develop, support and co-ordinate research programs amongst Ontario’s
institutions; thereby providing new biotechnology products; ensuring
innovation, efficiency and focus; and establishing new research
partnerships and business opportunities.
- Create a skills and expertise database of OAFT research scientists
in biotechnology to help ensure that the best scientific expertise is
used on a specific project. Maintaining this resource will also
facilitate communication regarding potential research projects and focus
research on relevant applications.
- Secure funding to support research and development of new