Prince Edward Island Potato Stabilization and Innovation Initiative


The Prince Edward Island Potato Stabilization and Innovation Initiative IS CLOSED and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is no longer accepting applications.

The Prince Edward Island Potato Stabilization and Innovation Initiative (PSII) supports projects in P.E.I.’s potato sector and its supply chain. This measure, announced in Budget 2022, is part of the Government of Canada response to the ongoing market disruption from the detection of potato wart in fall 2021 to help secure the sector now and set it up for future growth.

Production line sorting potatoes

Through the PSII, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will invest in projects over two years (2022-23 and 2023-24) to strengthen Prince Edward Island’s potato sector. With this help, the potato sector will be able to:

Who can apply

To be considered for PSII funding, applicants:  


What is funded

Projects eligible under the PSII include, but are not limited to:

Non-profit sector projects would be in support of these activities. For a full list of eligibility criteria, for businesses and non-profits, please consult the applicant guide.

How to apply

Contact the ACOA PEI & Tourism office to discuss your project and then complete and submit the relevant application form.

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Looking for more information?

If you still have questions about the PSII or other ACOA initiatives and programs, reach out to ACOA Business Information Services. We’ll help you figure out your next move. Call 1-888-576-4444 today!

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