Mitacs funds may be used to support the direct costs of research as specified in the Tri-Agency’s Financial Administration guidelines. Innovation projects in the Business Strategy Internship program are eligible to include direct project costs in accordance with the same guidelines.  

Additional eligible expenses (for both research and innovation projects) include: 

  • Eligible expenses for colleges only, and only for expenses outlined in the project costs portion of the grant: 
    • Costs associated with faculty releases from teaching duties to enable college faculty to supervise student projects (up to $9,000 per course release, per semester, per faculty)  
    • Costs associated with paying part-time faculty to participate in the project (up to $9,000 per semester) 
  • Information regarding the Mitacs Travel Subsidy fund can be found here.