Welcome to Swine Innovation!

Canadian Swine Research and Development Cluster

A corporation committed to facilitate research, technology transfer and commercialization initiatives designed to enhance the profitability and differentiation of the Canadian pork value chain.


Our objectives

  • Encourage the development and implementation of applied agricultural science plans, technology transfer and commercialization strategies.
  • Address the challenges of technology, organization and knowledge management in the pursuit of increased Canadian competitiveness and differentiation.
  • Facilitate the development new Agri-products, practices and processes that will increase Canadian competitiveness and differentiation.
  • Organize calls for proposals for the implementation, delivery and management of national industry-led applied science plans, technology transfer and commercialization strategies.
  • Coordinate the scientific and technical capacity of industry, government and academia
  • Validate opportunities and strategies to support increased competitiveness and differentiation.
  • Provide national leadership in the development of innovation initiatives. 


Activities carried out by Swine Innovation Pork are based on the four strategic pillars of the Pork Value Chain Roundtable:

Competitive Environment: We facilitate research designed to help reduce the costs of production; hence improving competitiveness.

Market Penetration: We foster research that assists the Canadian Pork Value Chain differentiate its products in its key markets.

Value Chain Integrity: We promote and encourage  research that assists the Canadian Pork Value Chain to demonstrably strengthen the integrity of the value chain.

Innovation: We put in place the organizational and scientific resources to permit innovation to flourish.


Our sphere of expertise

  • Food safety and microbial quality;
  • Animal welfare;
  • Environmental changes;
  • Equipment standardization;
  • Feed inputs and feeding;
  • Mycotoxins;
  • Genomics.

The Canadian Swine Research and Development Cluster (CSRDC) is established within the Growing Canadian Agri-Innovation Program – Canadian Agri-Science Cluster Initiative of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).


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Swine Innovation Porc is a corporation of the Canadian Pork Council