At a ceremony this morning in Delhi, Mitacs CEO Arvind Gupta and Additional Secretary Amita Sharma, representing the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Republic of India, signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate on research exchanges to increase student mobility between Canada and India.
Mitacs extends its congratulations to the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) for its novel partnership in Mexico.
On February 7, 2014, the Governor of the Mexican State of Oaxaca, Lic. Gabino Cué Monteagudo, and the Director General of the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT), Dr. Enrique Cabrero Mendoza, announced an infrastructure grant of 43-million pesos (C$3.5 million) towards funding the construction and the operations of Casa Matematica Oaxaca (CMO), a research facility affiliated with the Banff International Research Station (BIRS).
From Federal Budget 2014: Mitacs to train next generation of R&D managers, promote not-for-profit innovation
The Government of Canada’s budget today announced an $8M investment over two years to support industrial research and training for postdoctoral fellows through the Mitacs Elevate program. The Government also announced that Mitacs program eligibility will extend to not-for-profit organizations with an economic orientation.
Mitacs applauds the Government of Canada and the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, for launching Canada’s International Education Strategy: Harnessing our knowledge advantage to drive innovation and prosperity.
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today launched a new International Education Strategy designed to maintain and enhance Canada’s global position in higher education. The comprehensive plan sets targets to attract more international researchers and students to Canada, deepen the research links between Canadian and foreign educational institutions and establish a pan-Canadian partnership with provinces and territories and all key education stakeholders, including the private sector.
On Tuesday, January 14th, in Ottawa, the Embassy of France in Canada and Mitacs Inc., a Canadian non-profit research and training organization, signed a letter of intent with a view to working together to promote research exchanges.
The goal of this program is to provide opportunities, over the next three years, for 75 French participants and 75 Canadian participants to pursue research projects in the partner country as of August 1st, 2014.
With the technology hub in B.C. growing rapidly, students and industry leaders conveyed their skills training needs at a roundtable discussion with the Minister of Advanced Education and the Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services.
Mitacs, a national research and training network, and Communitech, the Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to extend their partnership to foster innovation and commercialization in southern Ontario.
In the first year of the Communitech and Mitacs partnership, over $1.1 million in funding was awarded to Waterloo Region technology companies.
Mitacs congratulates the Government of Canada and the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), for launching the Southern Ontario Prosperity Initiatives (SOPI), an investment of $530 million over five years, beginning April 1, 2014.
Nuraleve is proud to announce the product launch of their leading-edge neurotherapy device, the SmartStim Model 1000. Nuraleve has designed, manufactured, and tested this device in Ontario.