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CAAIN launches smart farm network competition

December 11, 2023  By Greenhouse Canada

Dec. 11, 2023 – The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) has launched a smart farm network competition designed to encourage the adoption by farmers of emergent agricultural technology.

The competition intends to support organizations “committed to evaluating technologies and research that will boost productivity, profitability and environmental sustainability” in agricultural operations.

CAAIN’s mandate from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is to fund technological responses to important challenges facing the nation’s agri-food producers and primary processors. That means supporting efforts with the potential to provide socio-economic and/or environmental value.


The competition builds on the $30 million has committed to 30 projects whose total value exceeds $100 million.

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