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Canada's Protein Industries Supercluster

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada's Superclusters

Based in the Prairie Provinces, the Protein Industries Supercluster is increasing the value of key Canadian crops — such as canola, wheat and pulses — and serving growing markets in North America, Asia and Europe for plant-based meat alternatives and new food products. Through plant genomics that improve nutrition, novel processing technology and digital solutions from farm to fork, this Supercluster is helping Canada capture premium markets for its agribusiness and feed the world.

Total funding: up to $153M

Technology focus: Agri-food enabling technologies, including genomics, processing, and information technology (IT)

Expected economic impact

Expected economic impact
GDP impact over 10 years (in billions) Job creation over 10 years
More than $4.5 billion More than 4,500 jobs

Program Streams:

Canada's Supercluster projects

Read the Protein Industries 2019-2020 annual report

Contact information

Website: Protein Industries Canada


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