Elevate proposals are now accepted all year round. Click here to apply!


About the program


Mitacs Elevate helps partner organizations build their business with support from top-ranked, highly trained research talent. Participating fellows work closely with partner organizations to understand their business needs and apply research principles to address these needs.

Participating partner organizations build crucial relationships, oversee development, and access academic institution resources that may otherwise be unavailable.

Elevate partner organizations can also:

  • Assess potential research managers with minimal impact on existing budgets
  • Develop strategic networks with researchers, professors, and academic institutions
  • Leverage their research budget

The Elevate program offers:

1. An award valued at $60,000 per year with a minimum stipend of $55,000

  • Partner organization contributes $30,000 per year 

2. An exclusive professional development curriculum  

3. Proposal assistance, including application feedback, from a Mitacs Advisor 

4. Certificate of completion after receipt of their exit survey and final report submission   



Find out if you are eligible to apply here