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Ottawa, ON — The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) and Mitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit research and training organization, signed a new agreement for Brazilian students to perform research internships in Canada, continuing a partnership from 2010.
In the presence of his Excellency Pedro Fernando Brêtas Bastos, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada, the agreement was signed by Mitacs interim CEO and Scientific Director, Rob Annan. The goal is to provide opportunities for up to 450 undergraduate students over four years.
Rob Annan, interim Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director, Mitacs
“The agreement with CAPES will provide Canadian faculty and universities new opportunities to benefit from students’ international perspectives, while showing young researchers the breadth of Canadian research opportunities available.”
Mitacs’ interim CEO, Rob Annan is greeted by His Excellency Pedro Fernando Brêtas Bastos, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada.
Mitacs’ interim CEO, Rob Annan signs the agreement in the presence of His Excellency Pedro Fernando Brêtas Bastos, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada and Ricardo Bernhard, also from the Embassy of Brazil.