Mitacs connects you with the right expert at the right time for the right project
We know there are challenges for companies when they launch new research or innovation projects. Is there budget for the resources you require? Do you have the knowledge and expertise in-house? If not, where do you find them?
Well, the talent you need is out there, in universities and on college campuses across the country. And Mitacs has an extensive network throughout Canada’s innovation ecosystem — connections that can help you achieve your innovation goals — as well as funding opportunities to assist you in leveraging your budgets.
We have 80 business development experts embedded at post-secondary institutions (PSIs) across the country. We have partnerships with countries and organizations around the globe. Whatever the knowledge or research skills you need, we have the means to connect you to them.
Who we are
Our mandate is to drive innovation and R&D projects through collaborations between post-secondary institutions and industry. With nearly 13,000 research projects and 117 post-secondary institutions as partners, Mitacs can find you the right talent to solve your business challenges.
How we help you achieve your goals
Your key benefits
Leverage your R+D/Innovation budgets
We work with you to develop the scope and the roadmap of the project to achieve your goals
We provide you with access to expertise not available in-house
Mitacs interns from five universities are helping Humanitas Solutions adapt technologies it developed after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti to help the health system deal with the pandemic.
Mitacs-funded postdoc Mahsa Kalantari helps entrepreneur Jess Black develop a fire-retardant, stretchable fabric that fills a gap in the market for protective gear for women.
What are you waiting for?
Get the talent you need now.