16,000 +

research and innovation projects funded

$858M +

invested in the last 10 years

$250M

invested in 2019-20

33,000

researchers in our network

6,000 +

industry partners

117

post-secondary partners

6,000 +

international research internships

1,450 +

professional skills courses

22,000 +

training participants
Article

Maximize Your R&D Budget Through Internships

Many Canadian SMEs struggle to execute critical R&D — which can lead to future success and profitability — due to a lack of resources and finances. Finding the right talent while monitoring R&D expenses and staying within budget can be challenging.

Alejandro Adem

Alejandro Adem

President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and former CEO and Scientific Director at Mitacs.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada supports students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian organizations to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects.

Organizations we have worked with

Government logos