Accelerate | Media Coverage

University Affairs - Mitacs paid research internships are still among the best

11 September 2013
The Mitacs-Accelerate program was created in 1999 to connect graduate-level students with companies interested in having students work with them on business-related research projects....
Accelerate | Success Story

Using technology to fight disease

21 August 2013
Health care organizations that treat people with HIV are always seeking new ways to maximize the benefits of their program for patients and the community.  One of the most effective ways to...
Accelerate | Success Story

Natural healing with Kisameet clay

14 August 2013
For generations, Kisameet clay has reportedly been used by the Heiltsuk First Nations for healing injuries and ailments.Found in the glacial deposit at Kisameet Bay on the British Columbia coast, the...
Accelerate | News Release

Mitacs receives support from the Government of Canada to boost innovation and economic development among SMEs in the province of Quebec

30 July 2013
Montreal, Quebec – July 30, 2013 – Mitacs and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) have signed an agreement to help bring...
Accelerate | Success Story

Mitacs-Accelerate Professor Profile: Professor Bozena Kaminska – SFU

23 July 2013
For Dr. Bozena Kaminska, research has always been about its industrial application and how it can be used in the real world.Originally from Poland, Dr. Kaminska moved to Canada in 1986 and held a...
Accelerate | Success Story

Measuring the health of our oceans

26 June 2013
Understanding the health of the world’s oceans is the key to understanding climate change and the state of the overall environment.Because of this, scientists are always looking for new...
Accelerate | Success Story

Mitacs Accelerate Professor Profile – Dr. Stephen Chen, York University

20 June 2013
For Dr. Stephen Chen, Mitacs-Accelerate has helped him turn theoretical, academic research into commercial benefitsAfter completing his PhD in Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, he...
Accelerate | Media Coverage

Plant Magazine - Taking the heat

18 June 2013
Click here to read the article, about a Mitacs-Accelerate internship with University of New Brunswick Engineering masters student, Rohan Bandekar
Accelerate | Success Story

Growing a healthy environment with native trees

06 May 2013
Less than half of all tree species now growing in urban areas around the world are native to the local environment.  While imported tree species are chosen for aesthetic reasons, it has a huge...
Accelerate | Success Story

Mitacs-Accelerate Professor Profile: Dr. Jon Rokne – University of Calgary

03 May 2013
Ever since discovering the Mitacs-Accelerate program, Dr. Jon Rokne has shared his research knowledge with companies outside of university.Originally from Norway, he moved to Canada 1964 and...
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