Mitacs congratulates Dr. B. Mario Pinto on his appointment as President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

06/18/2014

Mitacs welcomes the appointment of Dr. B. Mario Pinto as the next president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

“We congratulate Dr. Pinto as he takes on the presidency at NSERC. His accomplishments in practical research along with his experience in innovation leadership will ensure the council continues its mandate to promote and assist research in Canada,” said Dr. Arvind Gupta, CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs.

“Mitacs looks forward to working with Dr. Pinto in his new role as president of NSERC as we seek to foster innovation and create new research opportunities between industry and universities in Canada,” said Dr. Robert Annan, incoming interim CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs.

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that develops the next generation of innovators with vital skills through a suite of unique research and training programs: Mitacs Accelerate, Elevate, Step, and Globalink. In partnership with companies, government and universities, Mitacs is supporting a new economy using Canada’s most valuable resource — its people. 

 

 


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