16,000 +

research and innovation projects funded

$858M +

invested in the last 10 years


invested in 2019-20


researchers in our network

6,000 +



post-secondary partners

6,000 +

international research internships

1,450 +

professional skills courses

22,000 +

training participants

Is Canada equipped for a biomanufacturing revival?

Canada recently launched the Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy to build capacity across a range of vaccine platforms and production processes. But do we have the talent and expertise to achieve our goals?

Jillian Murray

Account Manager

Windsor, Ontario-born and raised, Jillian (Hatnean) Murray received both her B.Sc. Hon. Biochemistry with Thesis (2006) and her PhD in Chemistry (2011) from the University of Windsor, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship (2013) at the University of Toronto. Jillian has been with Mitacs since 2013 and is currently an Account Manager supporting the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas specializing in helping companies to develop research projects in biomanufacturing, life sciences, cannabis, and finance/risk management. 

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