Save the date! Learn about the latest developments in bioenergy and biorefinery technologies and join the discussion on sustainable development at ICBB 2015 in Vancouver.

Laurence Meadows, Mitacs Business Development Director, and Sherry Zhao, Mitacs Business Development Specialist, will be in attendance.


Faculty and graduate students: find research funding opportunities at the Technology Transfer and Commercialization Workshop.

Meet with Jillian Hatnean, Mitacs Business Development Specialist, to learn about funding and academic-industry research collaborations.


Learn the latest on data, visual analytics, information, and scientific visualization at CANVAS 2015.

Graduate students and faculty: looking to partner with a company on your research? On July 27, 2015, join Mitacs for a workshop on how to meet an industry partner, and meet with Christine Macdonald, Mitacs Business Development Director, and Jillian Hatnean, Mitacs Business Development Specialist, to learn about academia-industry collaboration opportunities.


University of Alberta grad students and postdoctoral fellows: join us at the Graduate Students Professional Development Week, happening July 24–30, 2015.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is hosting a series of free professional development sessions. A list of all sessions can be found here.


Join Mitacs, industry, government, and academia to discuss advanced biofuels industry research, business development, and collaborations at ABS 2015.

Meet with Rebecca Reich, Mitacs Business Development Director, to learn about academia-industry collaboration opportunities.


Join Alejandro Adem, Mitacs CEO and Scientific Director, and the members of Hispanic community at 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians award ceremony on July 15, 2015, in Toronto.

The ceremony will be held on July 15, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar Room, 28 Distillery Lane, in Toronto.


Join the discussion on the future of Canada-Europe collaborations in research and innovation.

Connect with Mitacs, researchers, and industry leaders at the Innovation Collaboration with Europe – A Transatlantic Symposium.


Join the Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) for an evening of food, drinks, and networking with industry professionals and experts in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences.

The SBN’s 14th annual networking soirée will be held on June 25, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Petley Jones Gallery, 1554 West 6th Avenue, in Vancouver.



Save the date! Join us at 3MT® on June 4, 2015 at Congress 2015.

We’re a proud sponsor of the the inaugural Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) 3MT® competition. The top four students go head to head in the finals, judged by CBC Reporter Rosemary Barton, and current MPs Michelle Rempel and Megan Leslie.


The School of Graduate Studies at McMaster University is holding an information session on the Mitacs Globalink program on June 3, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rebecca Bourque, Director of Strategic Accounts and Business Development for Mitacs, will be on hand to discuss the program and answer questions.