Celebrating Research and Innovation in Canada

Join Mitacs and the innovation community in an evening of celebration as we honour outstanding researchers and innovators at the 8th annual Mitacs Awards. Exemplary leadership and research achievement will be showcased in seven award categories:


Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professors: Join us on November 15, 2018 for a free webinar, part of Beyond the Professoriate's Research & Innovation series, 2018-2019.

Learn about Mitacs research funding and programs to help you with professional development and career readiness.


Canadian businesses and students: Join us on November 13, 2018 at Ryerson University for the Sustainable Building Mixer.

Learn about green building science from research experts and industry professionals.


Mark your calendar! Join us at the 2018 Canadian Science Policy Conference, on November 7–9, 2018 in Ottawa.

Join scientists, policy-makers, government, academia, industry, journalists, and students in discussions on how to build bridges between science, policy, and society.


Students and industry: Join us on October 23– 24, 2018, at the UQTR Campus in Drummondville City at the CRIBIQ Student Symposium 2018.

Support the development of the bioeconomy, which is defined as all economic activities related to the development of production and processing of bioresources. This event aims to connect students and industry within the bioeconomy market.


Meet Canada’s leading entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, industry, academia, and policy leaders at Startup Canada Day on the Hill, on October 18, 2018, in Ottawa.

Mitacs team members will be present — meet us to learn about programs and funding available to Canadian companies, researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators.


Join us in Vancouver on October 12, 2018, at the Mexi+Can Forum IV. Mexico+Canada: The Next Six Years.

The event connects industry, research, government, education, and not-for-profit thought leaders from Mexico and Canada to discuss the future of bilateral relations between the two countries.


How can machine learning improve aerodynamic testing for airplanes?

The UK and Canada AI Innovation Challenge is a high-profile competition for pioneering AI innovators. This AI innovation challenge is looking for established startups, scaleups, or researchers to develop and pitch innovative AI solutions that address a core challenge for the aerospace sector, particularly for Bombardier.


Save the date: Join us August 15–17, 2018, in Kingston, Ontario, at the The Future of Work: What Do We Do? conference hosted by Queen’s University’s International Institute on Social Policy (QIISP).

Learn about the latest research and discuss policy implications of the changing nature of work.


Join us at the CEWIL 2018 National Conference on July 29–August 1, 2018, in Montreal, hosted by Concordia University.

Learn about emerging trends in industry and contribute to discussions.