Elevate | Success Story

Improving high speed signals of data transmission hardware

10 April 2014
As demand for faster data transmission rates places pressure on existing computer hardware, companies like Snowbush-Semtech IP are keen to ensure that every dollar spent on developing new products...
Elevate | Media Coverage

Nature Jobs - Canada needs managers

27 February 2014
The Canadian federal government is investing Can$8 million (US$7.3 million) over two years to tackle the country’s shortage of research and development managers. Mitacs, a nonprofit...
Elevate | Media Coverage

Halifax Chronicle-Herald: Glue may help healing; Dal project testing adhesive for use in cranial, facial operations

27 February 2014
It's not superglue, but hot bone glue being developed in Halifax could make cranial and facial surgery simpler, quicker and more effective."It will bring a lot of comfort for patients,...
Elevate | News Release

From Federal Budget 2014: Mitacs to train next generation of R&D managers, promote not-for-profit innovation

11 February 2014
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...
Elevate | Success Story

Improving pain treatment

15 January 2014
Vinícius Gadotti’s quest to understand how the human body deals with pain began more than ten years ago, when his aunt was diagnosed with a severe form of arthritis that left her in constant...
Elevate | Media Coverage

Waterloo Record - UW researcher wins award for innovation that saves labs money

19 November 2013
Industrial and academic labs are saving time and money these days, thanks to Adam Metherel's innovation. Metherel, a 32-year-old post-doctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo, is...
Elevate | News Release

Bright Ideas, Smart Business Spur Innovation

17 April 2013
Two young Nova Scotia researchers are getting help from businesses to turn their smart ideas into better health care and better products.Olga Hrytsenko and Marek Lipczak, both completing post-...
Elevate | Success Story

Starting a research career through Mitacs Elevate PDF

11 March 2013
After receiving his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Aydin Nabovati was seeking a postdoctoral fellowship that would give him flexibility to steer his research...
Elevate | Success Story

Collaborating on a vaccine for cancer

28 January 2013
Immunovaccine Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine development company, had a specific project in mind when they applied to Mitacs Elevate for support for a two-year industry-academia research project. The...
Elevate | Success Story

On the forefront of green technology

28 September 2012
Automotive Fuel Cell Co-operation benefits from Mitacs Elevate fellow’s expertiseIn the race to develop commercially-viable zero-emission vehicles, car manufacturers are keen to be on the...
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