16,000 +

research and innovation projects funded

$250M

invested in 2019-20

$858M +

invested in the last 10 years

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
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Wissem Maazoun

Account Manager
Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces

After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Université de Montréal, Wissem Maazoun did his master’s at Polytechnique Montréal in Applied Mathematics. He went on to do his PhD in Mathematics Engineering, where he tackled operation research problems for aircraft trajectories optimization. 

Wissem’s academic background has given him expertise in software and algorithmics, statistics, and operation research. At Mitacs, that experience enables him to provide a depth of knowledge to AI projects, helping partners not only to clearly define their projects, but also to find the right expertise.

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