Mitacs works with industry and not-for-profit partners who need academic research expertise to help solve their toughest challenges. These partners come from all industry sectors and are located across Canada and abroad.

We are seeking graduate students, postdocs and college students for the collaborative projects with industry or not-for-profit partners below. Please use the filters below to search the available projects. If you find one or more projects of interest, please discuss the opportunity with your academic supervisor; if they are supportive, please apply using the link at the end of the project description.

If we determine there is a match, we will connect you and your academic supervisor with the partner to discuss and develop the Mitacs research proposal.

If you are a company or not-for-profit needing academic expertise for an upcoming project, please complete this form.

If you are a faculty member at an academic institution in Canada and are interested in one of the projects, please contact a member of our business development team.

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Barriers to women in STEM careers and specifically, in the mining & minerals industry - SK-015

Desired discipline(s): 
Anthropology, Social Sciences & Humanities, Education, Gender and sexuality studies, Other, Psychology, Sociology
Name of company: 
International Minerals Innovation Institute with several mining companies: BHP, Cameco, KSPC, Mosaic & Nutrien
Estimated length of project: 
Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
1-2 Masters or PhD students (8-12 months) and 1-2 postdoctoral fellows (12-24 months each)

Characterization of Induced Microseismicity in Saskatchewan Potash Mines - SK-014

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - other, Engineering, Geography / Geology / Earth science, Natural Sciences
Name of company: 
International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) and Nutrien Ltd.
Estimated length of project: 
Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
4-8 positions: 1 postdoctoral fellow (1-2 years), 2-5 MSc or PhD students (8-12 months each), 1-3 polytechnic or college students (4-8 months each)

Insolubles and Carnallite Characterization in the Conventional Potash Mines of Saskatchewan - SK-012

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - other, Engineering, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Geography / Geology / Earth science, Physics / Astronomy
Name of company: 
Nutrien Ltd.
Estimated length of project: 
Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
4: 1 postdoctoral fellow (16 months) and 3 polytechnic or undergraduate students (4-8 months each)

Assessment of Outdoor Diesel/Heavy Fuel Oil Exhaust Exposure on Cruise Ships - BC-458

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - chemical / biological, Engineering, Engineering - mechanical, Engineering - other, Epidemiology / Public health and policy, Life Sciences, Medicine, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Environmental sciences, Other, Social Sciences & Humanities
Name of company: 
Sterling IAQ Consultants Ltd.
Estimated length of project: 
4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 
05/01/2020
Location(s): 
Vancouver, BC, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
1

Mine Surveying Research - SK-013

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - civil, Engineering, Engineering - other, Geography / Geology / Earth science, Natural Sciences
Name of company: 
International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) and Nutrien Ltd.
Estimated length of project: 
Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
Two: 1 MSc, PhD student or postdoctoral fellow (16 months) and 1 polytechnic or college student (4-8 months)

Market Assessment and Validation of Novel Medical Device for Emergency Medicine - BC-457

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - biomedical, Engineering, Medicine, Life Sciences, Nursing, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities, Economics
Name of company: 
Difinity Solutions
Estimated length of project: 
4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Vancouver, BC, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
1
Preferred institutions: 
Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, University of Victoria

Build Renewable Energy, Unlimited Low-cost Power - QC-262

Desired discipline(s): 
Aerospace studies, Engineering, Engineering - computer / electrical, Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, Physics / Astronomy, Natural Sciences
Name of company: 
Fuse
Estimated length of project: 
Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
Montreal, QC, Canada
; Canada
; Canada
; Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
13

test -NL-001

Desired discipline(s): 
Aerospace studies, Engineering
Name of company: 
test
Estimated length of project: 
4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 
As soon as possible.
Location(s): 
st johns, Canada
No. of positions: 
1
Preferred institutions: 
Algonquin College

Anomoly Detection on Plastic & Metal Parts Using Machine Learning - ON-283

Desired discipline(s): 
Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics
Name of company: 
Veoneer Canada Inc.
Estimated length of project: 
4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 
03/23/2020
Location(s): 
Markham, ON, Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
1

Assessment of Representation of Women as CEOs and Directors of Canadian Transit Systems: Gender Sunshine List - ON-282

Desired discipline(s): 
Business, Social Sciences & Humanities, Education, Gender and sexuality studies, Political science
Name of company: 
Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)
Estimated length of project: 
6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: 
04/01/2020
Location(s): 
Windsor, ON, Canada
; Canada
No. of positions: 
1
Preferred institutions: 
University of Windsor

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