#MitacsImpact: Since 2017, BC-based Hydra Energy works with Mitacs-funded interns from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University to develop technology that reduces the carbon footprint of trucking companies.
Small business entrepreneur and postdoctoral fellow at University of Waterloo uses machine learning to develop first-of-its-kind technology that has the potential to fight aquaculture’s problem with harmful algae blooms, which injure fish.
Mitacs’s Business Strategy Internship program connected Emily Carr University student and animator Lia Fabre-Dimsdale with the opportunity of a lifetime – to work at Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons on the show Molly of Denali.
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.
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.