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CFIA Seeking Help With Fighting Foot-And-Mouth Disease

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is challenging small businesses to develop a computer model that will help determine which vaccination strain would be most successful at preventing and controlling foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in livestock.
 
Through the Innovative Solutions Canada program, government departments are inviting small businesses to propose a new innovative solution that addresses a specific challenge they face.
 
Successful small businesses may receive up to $150,000 to refine their research and development and could, if accepted into phase 2, receive up to $1 million to develop a working prototype.
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