Deep Space Food Challenge

Identifying Canadian Innovators To Develop Food Production Technologies for Long-Duration Missions in Space, and on Earth.

Bioenterprise Corporation and our partner Zone Agtech are working with the Canadian Space Agency to promote the Deep Space Food Challenge (DSFC) across Canada!

This challenge is a great opportunity for Canadian innovators with food and agricultural technologies to contribute to international space efforts and Earth-based initiatives for food production and food security.


What is the Deep Space Food Challenge?


It’s a joint prize competition run in parallel by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The goal of the challenge is to advance food production technologies to support long-duration space missions and to improve accessibility of nutritious foods across Canada, including the North

Who Can Apply?

The competition is open to all Canadian organizations and innovators, including in the food and agriculture sector. Read more about eligibility details here.

Do you have an idea on how to facilitate food production for astronauts on long-duration space missions? Apply for the challenge today!


Benefits of Applying

  • Make your mark in international space initiatives with CSA/NASA
  • Contribute to Earth-based initiatives for food production and food security
  • Collaborate with a Canada-wide network of top industry innovators
  • Contribute to Canadian innovation
  • A chance to win one of 10 prizes of CAD $30,000



Join Our Networking Event

Setting Up for Success: Network with Canadian Innovators to Strengthen Your Application


Are you interested in applying for the Canadian Space Agency’s Deep Space Food Challenge? Whether you have already developed an idea, established a group, or are still looking for group members, this event will be a valuable networking opportunity—no matter where you are in the application process.




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