Mitacs

Mitacs
 
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

Accelerate

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)
  • Flexible project scale beginning at 4 months

 

Business Strategy Internship (BSI)

Supports collaborative innovation projects with eligible partner organizations, a faculty member, and a student, postdoctoral, or recent graduate intern.

  • Projects must improve the products, processes, or services of the partner organization
  • Open to all disciplines and sectors
  • Flexible project scale beginning at 4 months  

 

Globalink

Explore fully funded international collaboration opportunities for students of any level or discipline.

  • Globalink Research Award
  • Globalink Research Internships
  • Globalink Graduate Fellowship

Elevate

A competitive two year postdoctoral fellowship with an exclusive professional development curriculum component.

  • Collaborative projects involving a postdoc, faculty member, and eligible partner
  • Partner covers part of the internship, typically 50%
  • Two calls for proposals per year

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