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

The future in manufacturing

 is advanced

Boost your company’s
advanced manufacturing potential

The manufacturing industry is tightly woven into the Canadian economy, and companies looking to remain competitive — both domestically and globally — must evolve the way they work and the goods they produce. Whether it’s digitization, prototyping, robotics, or developing sustainable technologies, advanced manufacturing plays an ever more vital role.

Finding, recruiting and retaining skilled talent — especially with expertise in the digital sphere — necessary for advanced manufacturing initiatives can be challenging for large corporations, and even more so for SMEs.

Mitacs helps smooth the road
to advanced manufacturing innovation

With more than 20 years of experience in the innovation ecosystem, Mitacs can help your business identify top research talent — students and postdocs whose skills are perfectly matched to your company’s unique advanced manufacturing needs. We’ve facilitated thousands of successful collaborations between industry and academia and have helped companies of all sizes mitigate risk while they explore new ideas, enhance their operations and seize growth opportunities.

How we help you
achieve your goals

  • A Business Development team of 80+, embedded at Canadian post-secondary institutions, identifies the right expertise to address your business challenges
  • Help you recruit highly skilled talent
  • Leverage your budget: because you pay only 50% of the project cost, your money goes further
  • Tap into national research networks

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

Success stories


Anaconda Mining is working with Mitacs-funded research interns from Newfoundland’s College of the North Atlantic on the development of a new gold extraction technology.
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Mitacs Accelerate research intern Soheil Parsa helps artificial intelligence company Eigen Innovations develop technology to improve the quality, performance and safety of manufacturing assembly lines.
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So, what are you waiting for?
Accelerate your growth and contact us

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