Have an idea for a health or safety solution?
The Northeast Center is looking for ideas to reduce health and safety hazards in agriculture, forestry, and/or fishing (AgFF). We welcome farmers, loggers, commercial fishermen, researchers, and AgFF industry professionals to send us a proposal.
What we offer
The Northeast Center’s r2p Incubator will provide up to two years of funding ($10,000 per year) and advice in development, networking, marketing, distribution, and more to help bring clever technology, programs, or practices that improve safety and/or health for farmers, loggers, or commercial fishermen to the workplace. We’ll also connect you to additional resources and funding opportunities.
Eligibility and Important Dates
You must be a United States citizen residing in the United States to apply. There are no other eligibility requirements.
Application Deadline: 9/30/2023
Notification of Award: 11/1/2023
Project Start Date: 12/1/2023
You can either fill out the written form or submit a video for your r2p application below. Here is what you will need to include:
- Brief bio and description of what you do
- The health and/or safety problem in agriculture, forestry, or fishing that your idea addresses
- What your idea is
- Why you think it will work
- Feedback you have received on your idea
- What help you might need from the Northeast Center
Note: This is not a long application. Written responses to individual questions have 200-500 word limits, and videos should be 3-5 minutes. Please choose between the English and Spanish application options below: