Supporting Collaborative Canadian Research and Innovation Since 1999
Mitacs is a national independent non-profit funding agency that powers research & development creation by connecting private sector with the best post-secondary institutions to solve organizational challenges — in Canada and internationally. For 20 years, Mitacs has funded cutting-edge research, created job opportunities for graduate students and helped companies reach their goals, achieving results that have bolstered the Canadian economy and impact.
They act as a catalyzing force in the Canadian innovation ecosystem, providing funding for projects — up to 55% — and connecting highly trained researchers with the businesses, non-for-profits, municipalities and hospitals that need them. Mitacs is passionate about developing the next generation of researchers helping to fuel Canada’s knowledge-based economy, and provides guidance, training, and support for all academic disciplines and industry sectors.
Mitacs Program Information
Supports collaborative research projects between eligible partner organizations, a faculty member, and a student, postdoctoral, or recent graduate intern.
Projects tackle research problems from any discipline or sector
Results can be published, or included in a thesis (with partner approval)