To apply, you must have participated in one or more of the following Mitacs programs as an undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, or postdoctoral researcher:
- Accelerate, Elevate, Converge, Globalink Research Award, Globalink Research Internship, Globalink Partnership Award: any participant of these programs is eligible
- Step: participants must have completed at least two Step workshops and demonstrate how their participation inspired their entrepreneurship
You must also own and operate a Canadian-based company in any business sector or have contributed significantly to a company’s recent performance (e.g., as a member of the leadership team). For businesses that have not yet launched, you may submit a proposal for a company that is in development and that will be based in Canada.
Recipients will be presented with their awards at a ceremony in Toronto on June 8, 2017, and invited to participate in marketing and media relations activities. Recipients outside of the Greater Toronto Area will be provided travel and accommodation to attend the event.