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Program 2024-25 118th Call for projects

Special call for projects – CRIBIQ-Novalait

Novalait, the dairy industry's research catalyst, was created in 1995. Bringing together 4,000+ companies in the sector, Novalait is often the only access to research for dairy companies. For nearly 30 years, Novalait has been working with researchers from a wide range of disciplines to meet the scientific challenges facing dairy farms and plants, and has invested in 140+ research projects with a total value of nearly $70 million, contributing to the improvement of agricultural and industrial practices, and the innovation of dairy products.

The CRIBIQ-Novalait special call for projects aims to co-finance innovative collaborative research projects involving Novalait, Quebec public research institutes (IRPQ) and partner companies, for projects with a common interest in the development of the dairy production and processing sector.

Priority research themes include:

  • Food and nutrition
  • Health and well-being
  • Fertility and reproduction
  • Milk quality
  • Technological properties
  • Indicators and control tools
  • Eco-efficient processes

Download the 2024-2025 Applicant's guide

To validate the eligibility of your project in order to obtain the forms required to submit the Full Application, contact Laila Ben Said, Director of Innovation.

The deadline for submitting the Lettre d'intention – mandatory – and the Calculation grid is May 8, 2024.

The deadline for submitting the Full Application is September 4, 2024.


  • Submission of the letter of intent
    8th May 2024
  • Submission of the full application form
    4th September 2024
  • Fiscal year

Contact person

Laila Ben Said

Mrs. Laila Ben Said

Innovation Director
418 914-1608 214