CleanTech Call

Application call dates September 19 – December 6, 2023, or while quantities last
Target field Projects are expected to involve the research, development, or novel implementation of innovative technologies or processes to positively impact land, air, or water. This includes key areas in the following sectors: transportation, energy generation and storage, waste, and sustainable materials, built environment, agriculture, and food services. 
Special funding offer

15,000 CAD per internship unit (IU): 5,000 CAD partner contribution + 10,000 CAD Mitacs contribution; or 

17,500 CAD per internship unit (IU): 7,500 CAD partner contribution + 10,000 CAD Mitacs contribution

(partner contribution is subject to applicable taxes) 

Special conditions

In addition to the standard Accelerate application process and general eligibility criteria, this call is subject to the following conditions: 

  1. Only available under the Accelerate program, excluding Accelerate International.
  2. Only available for projects in British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Quebec on a first-come basis. The Partner Organization and Academic Institution must be in the same province to be eligible for the offer. 
  3. Offer is available for new submissions only.  
  4. All applications must include named interns to be considered. Maximum of 6 (six) discounted internship units per named intern at the time of submission. Interns can have more than 6 internship units. However, any additional units beyond the first 6 will be at standard funding. 
  5. Standard funding will apply for any unnamed (To Be Determined: “TBD”) internship units. TBD internship units will not be eligible for this special offer. Once students are identified, they remain at standard funding. 
  6. Total limit of 50 IUs per project (including discounted and standard funding internship units). 
  7. Post-submission and in-project changes to internship dates and intern replacements will be allowed for the discounted and standard funding units. No additional internship units will be discounted following submission.  
  8. Deadline to apply is December 6, 2023. Offer will end on December 6, 2023 or when we have reached a total number of 1,200 internships, whichever occurs first. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  9. If your project is found to not meet the eligibility criteria for this special offer, Mitacs may be able to approve it under our standard funding model.
  10. This offer is subject to change without notice.