Join us at the VIT Winter 2016 Event with Guy Miasnik. Network with and hear from Silicon Valley representatives and local start-up companies.

Meet with Laurence Meadows, Mitacs Business Development Director, and learn about funded opportunities for entrepreneurs and start-up companies.


The University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are co-hosting the 2016 Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) western regional conference. The conference will be held at the Ramada Plaza Regina on December 1–2, 2016.


Kamloops businesses: take advantage of available programs and support from local, provincial, and federal government agencies and organizations.

Join us at the 2016 Link Up: Kamloops Business Development Summit on December 1, 2016.


How can we implement effective change strategies to address Canadian skills and Post-Secondary Education (PSE) challenges? Join The Conference Board of Canada, Mitacs, academia, and industry at the fourth annual Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2016 in Toronto.

The event takes place from Wednesday, November 30, 2016, to Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Toronto Downtown Marriott Eaton Centre.


Join us at the Applied Research in Action 2016 event at the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto.

Network with industry, government, students, and professors, and meet Jillian Hatnean and Fiona Cunningham, Mitacs Business Development Directors, to learn about funded research internships with companies.


Join Mitacs, NSERC, OCE, Innovation York, industry, academia, and many more at Innovation York: Collaborative Research – Keys to Success.

The event takes place on November 24, 2016, at Kaneff Tower, Room 519, at York University in Toronto, Ontario.


How do novel scientific breakthroughs find their way from the test tube to the political debate, and, ultimately, to our homes? Find out at From Test Tube to Table: Bridging the Gap Between Life Sciences and Politics on November 23, 2016, in Vancouver.


This year’s Mitacs Awards are on November 14, 2016, at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

Join us to celebrate the outstanding researchers and groundbreaking research collaborations that are furthering innovation in Canada.

Exemplary leadership and research achievement will be showcased in seven award categories:

Mitacs and NRC-IRAP Award for Commercialization
Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation — Undergraduate
Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation — Master’s
Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation — PhD
Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation — Postdoctoral
Mitacs Award for Exceptional Leadership — Professor
Mitacs Award for Exceptional Leadership — Industry


The International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) and the Research Office are hosting an information session and networking reception to provide information on upcoming research and funding opportunities. This event is open to all faculty and graduate students across campus.


Save the date! Join scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, and students to discuss Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy.

CSPC 2016 will be held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, November 8–10, 2016.