The Mitacs Accelerate program allowed me to work on an innovative project that is in sync with the future of a flourishing industry, especially in a city like Québec where many of the big players of the video game world work hard at developing new and cutting edge approaches to create new gaming experiences.
“I’ve supervised many Mitacs Accelerate internships, more than I can remember. The program has been instrumental with helping me develop new applications for industry and engage with industry partners.”
With this technology, users will be able to navigate their way through a large shopping mall, track down their lost cell phone, or even more accurately monitor their progress with a smartphone fitness app.
One research project led to another and another and now we have a Center for Aerospace Research and we are participating in a major initiative such as the Composite Research Network, a consortium of universities and industry looking to grow the composite manufacturing industry across Western Canada by sharing knowledge.