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UK–Canada Partnership Creates Artificial Intelligence Safety Exchange Program

Vancouver, BC — Mitacs and the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) are partnering to launch an international collaboration opportunity for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning researchers with an interest in safety. Through the Globalink Research Award program, 35 PhD students or postdoctoral fellows from Canada and the United Kingdom will have an opportunity […]

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Mitacs and PTRC Announce Four-Year Agreement to Fund Sustainable Energy

Regina, SK — Mitacs and PTRC, a sustainable Energy NFP, announced a new four-year collaborative funding program to develop and retain highly qualified personnel (HQPs) in “cleantech” research and development (R&D) at the University of Regina and other universities. PTRC will contribute $2.72 million to universities between 2024 and 2028, which will be matched with […]

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Connecting the Brightest Minds to the Right Opportunities for a Healthier British Columbia

Vancouver, BC — Mitacs is pleased to announce our partnership with Health Research BC. Mitacs will support new programming from the organization through support for much-needed paid internships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Participants will receive guidance from expert mentors at BC-based life sciences companies and gain hands-on business skills. By hosting and mentoring […]

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ISED renews support to Mitacs through Strategic Science Fund

Ottawa, ON — Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) released an update on its Strategic Science Fund (SSF) this week, acknowledging Mitacs as one of the successful applicants that will receive funding through the program. The SSF award from the Government of Canada is an important acknowledgment of Mitacs and the organization’s role in […]

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Mitacs Reveals Brand Transformation

With a fresh look and clearer value proposition, the organization affirms its commitment to bringing innovation into reach. November 23, 2023 Vancouver, BC — Mitacs is thrilled to announce the result of an 18-month-long brand transformation journey. The Canadian not-for-profit organization is launching a new visual identity, positioning, and value proposition that makes clearer who […]

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Prestigious Mitacs Awards Celebrate Canada’s Top Innovators

Nine winners were recognized for breakthroughs in health, industry, inclusivity, Indigenous programs, and more during ceremony broadcast live from Ottawa, ON Ottawa, ON — Mitacs is delighted to announce the winners of the 13th Mitacs Awards. From a smart garment that makes blood-glucose monitoring as easy as putting on a shirt and a first-of-its-kind non-opioid, […]

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Industrial engineering interns to solve health system challenges

Health Innovation Hub drives largest-ever Mitacs health authority grant Halifax, NS — Nova Scotia Health Innovation Hub and Mitacs are partnering on a $1.4 million grant to embed 42 of Dalhousie University’s top industrial engineering interns and two post-doctoral fellows within the provincial health care system to solve some of our biggest health care problems. The grant includes […]

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Mitacs launches Inclusive Innovation Action Plan, 2023–26

New plan lays out measurable goals and actions to drive inclusive innovation and catalyze sustainable change over three fiscal years Vancouver, BC — Mitacs is thrilled to release the Inclusive Innovation Action Plan (IIAP), a three-year framework designed to address innovation gaps and inequities faced by equity-deserving communities within the organization’s ecosystem. With clear short, […]

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Mitacs and Let’s Talk Science partner to re-launch the Indigenous Mentorship Program

Moose Factory, ON — Mitacs and Let’s Talk Science are pleased to announce their partnership in re-launching the Indigenous Mentorship Program offered by Let’s Talk Science at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. This collaboration aims to empower and inspire Indigenous youth in Northern Ontario by providing them with unique opportunities for scientific engagement […]

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Banting Research Foundation announces 2023 Discovery Awardees

Toronto, ON — The Banting Research Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Discovery Awards, which recognize outstanding Canadian early-career researchers in health and biomedical sciences. The awardees will each receive up to $30,000 in support of their innovative and impactful research. In 2025, we will be celebrating a milestone — our […]

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Eighth annual Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards recognizes top Canadian talent and breakthrough innovations

Waterloo, ON — The eighth annual Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards ceremony took place in Waterloo, Ontario, on May 18, 2023. During the festivities, five up-and-coming researchers turned entrepreneurs were recognized for their efforts to turn their ground-breaking discoveries into innovative businesses that impact the lives of Canadians. The awards are an important opportunity to showcase Mitacs […]

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