Mitacs launches first-ever podcast: The Edge

The Edge explores the Canadian innovation ecosystem and discovers the cutting-edge research and ideas that are transforming our world

Vancouver, B.C. – Mitacs today announced the launch of its first-ever podcast, The Edge. Produced by Katharine O’Brien and Kate Kenyon and hosted by Kate Kenyon, The Edge takes advantage of Mitacs’s place at the crossroads of innovation to explore the Canadian innovation ecosystem and discover the cutting-edge research and ideas that are transforming our world. 

Every year, Mitacs connects with hundreds of companies and thousands of researchers to make innovation happen. This gives the organization quite a view into what the brightest minds are coming up with all over the country. From this vantage point, The Edge brings listeners insight and thought leadership on what is coming next across the continuum of innovation from robotics to artificial intelligence to fashion to athletics to conservationism, and more. 

The inaugural episode, Growing Colour, is available now. Listen here


John Hepburn, CEO, Mitacs 

“I am thrilled that Mitacs has launched The Edge, its first-ever podcast. At Mitacs, our goal is to support research and innovation with the power to transform Canada and the world. The Edge will showcase just some of the brilliant companies and organizations with which we have the immense pleasure of building partnerships. We look forward to sharing their stories with you.”