ABOUT US

Swine Innovation Porc facilitates and coordinates, on a national level, R&D and knowledge transfer for the Canadian swine sector. Founded in 2010, we are a not-for-profit organization.

WHO WE ARE

The Canadian Pork Council and eight provincial pork producer organizations are valued members of our organization:

Our Board of Directors includes representatives from provincial pork organizations, who provide funding to Swine Innovation Porc in order to leverage research dollars and support timely and relevant R&D activities that will benefit the sector.

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OUR VISION

Science into Practice

OUR MISSION

Provide national leadership in research, development and knowledge transfer to enhance the competitiveness of the Canadian swine sector

OUR ROLE

  • Determine national research priorities

  • Develop multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary R&D programs

  • Act as a coordinator for the research community and industry partners

  • Deliver timely and effective knowledge transfer programs

  • Encourage the development of highly qualified professionals as well as research skills 

  • Leverage producer dollars

OUR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Since 2010, Swine Innovation Porc has supported over 50 projects through three multidisciplinary research programs as well as other initiatives. Visit our Projects section of our website to learn more about individual projects, or visit  Our Research Programs  page to learn more about these programs: 

  • Swine Cluster 1 (2010-2013)

  • Swine Cluster 2 (2013-2018)

  • Swine Cluster 3 (2018-2023)

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