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.
In the turbulent COVID-19 context, Humanitas Solutions has adapted technologies it developed after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti to help the health system counter the effects of the pandemic. Mitacs interns from five universities are helping to implement solutions to deal with the emerging second wave.
Simon Fraser University students collaborate with the Metlakatla Stewardship Society on a management program that equips the Metlakatla First Nation to make well-informed decisions on the cumulative effects of resource exploration within their territory