Mitacs applauds the Government of Canada’s investment in the economy of southern Ontario

Mitacs congratulates the Government of Canada and the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), for launching the Southern Ontario Prosperity Initiatives (SOPI), an investment of $530 million over five years, beginning April 1, 2014.

This investment will be delivered through four initiatives designed to support opportunities that improve the economic prosperity of southern Ontario by investing in innovative and globally-oriented entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations. These initiatives include:

“The new initiatives build on the Agency’s commitment to building a strong and prosperous southern Ontario,” said Dr. Arvind Gupta, CEO & Scientific Director for Mitacs. “Facilitating innovation, with an eye on international competitiveness, is key to a vibrant economy. We look forward to working with FedDev on these new initiatives.”