For-profit corporations, including eligible intern-owned start-ups based at approved Canadian incubators, and eligible not-for-profit (NFP) Canadian corporations, municipalities, and hospitals can participate. Projects with an NFP, municipality or hospital partner in Canada must demonstrate an economic or productivity orientation, which must be described in the proposal and will be evaluated by the peer reviewers. Contact your Mitacs representative to verify eligibility of NFP, municipality, and hospital partners. Partners in Canada and abroad must have an office or site where the intern(s) undertakes at least 50% of the internship.
If you’re not sure if a partner is eligible, contact a Mitacs representative or