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Livestock Research Innovation Corporation

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WHAT WE DO:

Member services:
• Assist with research priority setting, review of proposals
• Research management system and support (calls, selection, reports)
• Develop annual cross-sector priorities document
• Provide summaries of national and international reports
• Identify challenges and opportunities in the longer (3-5 year) term

Drive improvement:
• Contribute to continuous improvement of Ontario livestock’s research and innovation
system*
• Ensure linkage of industry needs and government research priorities
• Create collaboration in meeting cross-sector opportunities
• Get research into practice

Coordinate strategic focus:
• Identify and raise awareness of emerging issues affecting the industry
• Seize today’s learning opportunities for a better tomorrow (e.g. COVID-19)
• Understand and involve the entire supply chain from production to consumers
• Build skills and networks of key players (e.g. mentorship program for new faculty)
• Propose bold new actions (e.g. Ontario Livestock Manifesto)

HOW WE DO IT:

• Forward-looking focus
• Demonstrated leadership: “Positive/Proactive/Professional”
• Centralized hub for livestock research, innovation, networking and mentorship
• Insightful communication
• Trusted intermediary between industry, government and academia with consistent and
frequent contact with all stakeholders