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Request for Proposals: 2024 Mariculture Joint Innovation Projects

March 18, 2024

Mariculture Joint Innovation Projects

Closing Date: June 17th, 2024

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) is soliciting proposals from individuals, companies, or organizations, as part of a program designed to accelerate innovation in the Alaska mariculture industry by funding applied research and development projects which address barriers to growth in Alaska’s mariculture industry. Through this competitive RFP process, AFDF will select, and fund Joint Innovation Projects proposed by businesses (hatcheries/nurseries, aquatic farmers, processors, technology companies), or other eligible organizations. Findings and data from these projects will be compiled into reports and distributed to the public, ensuring benefits are available to all current or future industry participants, and the public in general. Projects may be funded up to $100,000 for up to 18 months. Projects must start between August 1st and October 31st, 2024.

To learn more and apply, download the RFP here.