SwineHealth News for October 24, 2023
Swine Innovation Porc's just released 2022-23 annual report highlights accomplishments achieved through the swine cluster research program.
Swine Innovation Porc, the national organization focused on advancing the Canadian pork sector through innovative research and knowledge transfer, has released its 2022-23 annual report.
SIP General Manager Daniel Ramage says one of the most notable achievements this year has been the conclusion of Swine Cluster 3.
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Funding for SIP primarily comes from a combination of government grants and industry contributions and research partnerships.
One of the major research programs that we've been leading since 2010 is the swine cluster program.
That's an initiative that's funded under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AgriScience Cluster Program.
That is a program that represents a true partnership between industry and government and academics, institutions.
It's where we come together to advance priority work and large-scale multi-partner research initiatives.
SIP's research program is led by institutions and research centers from across Canada and in some cases even with global partners.
Under cluster 3, for example, which we're really featuring and showcasing in our annual report, we worked with 24 different research institutions.
These are leading universities and academic institutions and across those institutions we worked with over 80 different researchers throughout this program and they're projects that are enabling us to tap in to some of the best minds in pork research and applying it to the priorities of our industry.
What we strive to do is to build that collaboration between industry and academia and government so that we can drive innovation.
The 2022-2023 Swine Innovation Porc Annual Report can be accessed through SIP's web site at swineinnovationporc.ca.
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