Executive leadership

Game-changing innovation begins with strong leadership

Driving your organization’s mission starts at the top.

Innovation roadmap

Not-for-profit organizations looking to develop an effective innovation roadmap need strong leadership. Whether overseeing a specific division — finance, technology, human resources, or community relations — or the organization as a whole, effective leaders are strategic thinkers responsible for handling myriad operational challenges as they arise.

From competing for specialized talent to meeting the demands of an ever-changing economic landscape, senior members of an organization need strong leadership skills and a solid understanding of many key business fundamentals. But many Canadian not-for-profits — especially those in the launch phase — lack the time, resources, and personnel to meet the challenges faced by game-changing innovators.

Turn your vision into action with Mitacs

With more than 20 years of experience guiding leaders in the innovation ecosystem, Mitacs helps organizations quickly and easily find the talent and expertise they need. We match not-for-profits with top-level talent — from college students and undergrads to graduates and postdoctoral fellows — from the best postsecondary institutions across Canada and from around the world. With the aid of Mitacs interns, your team can be better equipped to drive the research and development that will allow you to accomplish your mission.

How we help you achieve your goals

  • A team of 100+ Mitacs Advisors, embedded at Canadian postsecondary institutions, identifies the right expertise to address your organization’s challenges
  • Help you recruit highly skilled talent
  • Optimize your budget: because you pay only 50% of the project cost, your money goes further
  • Tap into national research networks
Your Key Benefits

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Maximize your R+D/Innovation budgets

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We work with you to develop the scope and the roadmap of the project to achieve your goals

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We provide you with access to expertise not available in-house

Innovation insights

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