Attend Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference.

Discovery brings together the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, the investment community, and government to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices, and research in Ontario. 


The Mitacs Policy Hackathon (PoliHack) will gather both Canadian Science Policy Fellows and policy professionals to explore ideas and solutions to the challenge of gathering and using scientific evidence in government policy making.

The PoliHack will be held on Thursday, May 11, in Ottawa, and will include hacking activities, presentations, and a reception.


Small businesses in the Kelowna area: Join us at the Small Business Information Expo (SBIE) on May 10, 2017.

Meet with Jennifer Tedman-Jones, Mitacs Business Development Director, to learn about funding opportunities and programs with Mitacs.


Mark your calendars for May 10, 2017, and join us at WCIO Cleantech Research and Partnership Showcase organized by Western Canadian Innovation Offices (WCIO) consortium in Winnipeg, following the national CARA Conference.

Learn about funding and industry-academic opportunities that support clean tech research and innovation.


Industry partners and researchers: join us at the at Manitoba Materials Conference 2017 on May 9, 2017, in Winnipeg.

Learn more about the work of materials researchers, and meet with Iman Yahyaie, Mitacs Business Development Director, to learn about industry-academic opportunities in materials research.


Graduate students: learn about career paths and options outside of academia.

Join us at the Beyond the Professoriate online conference on May 6, 2017, and May 13, 2017. Beyond the Professoriate is an online conference for PhDs in career transition.


Mitacs program alumni: tell us about your start-up or business proposal for a chance to receive $5,000.

The Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards recognize Mitacs-affiliated entrepreneurs with businesses (or strong proposals) in all sectors, including breakthrough technology, community or educational improvements, and environmental solutions.


Faculty members, students, and researchers: Join Mitacs, Innovation York, NSERC, OCE, and many more on April 12, 2017, to discuss opportunities in industry-academic research.

Meet with Jillian Hatnean, Mitacs Business Development Director, to discuss your funding options and learn more.


The Canadian Science Policy Conference is taking place November 1–3, 2017, at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

The call for panel proposals is now open. Submit your panel proposal by April 7, 2017.


How can stakeholders in government, industry, finance, academia, and the not-for-profit sector contribute to Canada’s innovation agenda in the coming year?

Join us at the 16th annual Research Money Conference, “An Opportunity to Excel: Advancing Canada’s New Innovation Agenda,” April 4–5, 2017, in Ottawa.