Mitacs-Accelerate is allowing our company to create an off-the-shelf and user-friendly tool that will allow artists to add 3D layers to their work in spatial drawing applications. We hope that it eventually become an industry-standard stereoscopic 3D animation tool.
The new Quartier des spectacles at the centre of Montréal offers a potential which the company Réalisations-Montréal hopes to help fulfill. “We are in the business of ideas which apply to show business, entertainment and resorts”, explains Realisations.net president Roger Parent.
This summer, a group of 31 of India’s top undergraduate students visited Cascades as part of the Mitacs Globalink Industry Conference. Created by Mitacs – a national research organization focused on developing the next generation of innovators – Globalink introduces Canada as a world-leading research and innovation destination to top undergraduate students from around the world.
For Dr. Rebecca Tittler, the Mitacs Accelerate Quebec internship she undertook with the forestry company AbitibiBowater proved to be “the best of both worlds”, she said, referring to the balance between her academic research independence and working in partnership with industry.