With the support of Dalhousie University students, a Nova Scotia-based start-up is developing a first-of-its-kind smart coating for ships. The company has recently won a Mitacs Entrepreneur Award for its innovation.
To address fresh food access barriers faced by Nisga’a Nation members living in Prince Rupert, BC, Ecotrust Canada’s North Coast Innovation Lab (NCIL) and Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society designed a unique initiative that reflects community needs and values.
For several start-ups that are resident at JLABS @ Toronto, not even COVID-19 has paused their plans to recruit talent and scale up; they counted on Mitacs’s programs to help set their businesses up for potential success.
As businesses, municipalities, and not-for-profit organizations face unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mitacs’s new offering of Business Strategy Internships serves to support local operations.
Multidisciplinary team led by University of Winnipeg researchers develops robotic system that automatically generates and labels large datasets of prairie crop plants and weeds to unlock innovation in food production
As cancer remains one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide, CanPRIME may prove to be a gift to many. The unique training program bolsters Canada’s capacity to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines, as well as viral immunotherapies for cancer.
Montréal-based small business launches a smartwatch that measures the blood oxygen level, body temperature, and heart rate, enabling early detection of COVID-19 symptoms and support for seniors in residences.
A collaborative project supported by Mitacs utilizes research and industry expertise to produce faster and higher volume of manufacturing solutions for PPE and other products that address transmission of COVID-19.
Entrepreneur and former Mitacs intern Andrée-Ann Adam’s invention prevents gum disease, improving the health of pets’ teeth. Now her small business is on a trajectory for success thanks to increasing demand.
A Globalink Research Internship leads to graduate studies in Canada for the founder of NuPort Robotics, the country’s first autonomous trucking company that uses eco-friendly, self-driving electric trucks for short-haul drives.