Optimizing your budget maximizes your success

Mitacs can help you access the capital you need to achieve your mission.

Passion and purpose

For many not-for-profit organizations, passion and purpose drive innovation. But that innovation and the mission it supports require research and development (R&D), and R&D demands capital — sometimes in the tens of thousands of dollars, sometimes in the millions. Having a great idea or good intentions isn’t enough: your organization needs funding and, once you have it, it’s important to make every dollar count. That means spending your capital smartly, and constantly re-evaluating your budget to optimize your resources amid an ever-changing economic landscape. 

Spending smartly is also understanding that there are ways of making your budget go further.

Mitacs can help

Putting processes in place to ensure you’re continually getting crucial information and analysis means you can adjust your budgets as you go, ensuring your organization’s capital is being spent in the most efficient way. Spending smartly is also understanding that there are ways of making your budget go further. Both government and non-government sources have funds available to support your research and innovation projects, so it’s important to know what’s out there to assist you at the right time, and in the best way possible, as you work to achieve your mission.

Get more bang for your bucks with Mitacs

Maximizing your budget is just one of the benefits of working with Mitacs. Not only can we help fund your innovation projects — your contribution could be as low as 45% of the cost — we can connect your organization to a vast network of research talent. From college students to undergrads, graduates and postdoctoral fellows, they possess the most up-to-date skills, knowledge, and know-how to help you innovate, manage your capital most effectively, and support your mission.

How we help you achieve your goals

  • A team of 100+ Mitacs advisors, embedded at Canadian colleges and universities, 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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Optimize 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

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