Mitacs has announced they will be offering a 3-to-1 investment ratio to support Canadian researchers to develop solutions to COVID-19.
Innovative companies on the verge of technological breakthroughs could often benefit from the support of outside researchers. Whether it helps to improve the research and development cycle, or simply speeds time to commercialization, accessing research talent significantly supports project outcomes. Although many innovative firms have difficulty finding top research talent,
Mitacs Canada has recently announced it will support a research partnership between Algae Dynamics Corp and the University of Western Ontario. As result of this research collaboration, cannabis and algae oils will be used to develop innovative pharmaceuticals and health products. Marijuana plant-based therapies are becoming increasingly more popular in
In November 2017, Mitacs Canada announced it will support a research and development partnership between the University of Northern British Columbia and Canadian Zeolite Corporation. Canadian government funding will allow the partners to develop a value-added product that eliminates bacteriological contamination in water.
Research grants have been provided through the Mitacs
The Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. Fellowships grant is a small business funding program that provides companies with access to a Ph.D. fellow for up to three years. This program is designed to assist small businesses in Canada meet technical and research challenges through partnership with academia. Research fellows are assigned to
Innovation is critical to the long-term success of agri-food producers and processors. Whether it’s developing a new disease-resistant strain of crop, modifying product ingredients, or redesigning packaging, consistently innovating products or processes will help to remain competitive in an increasingly complex marketplace.
Although large agri-food companies can innovate internally, smaller food
In order for Canadian businesses to develop innovative products and processes, a generation of skilled researchers and labourers must be raised. But despite the clear connection between research, engineering, and success in globally-competitive industries, 35% of Canadian manufacturers and exporters are unable to find and retain skilled labour. This disconnect
Can industry-led research and development help Canada transition to a knowledge-based economy? The Government of Canada thinks so, and has been calling on businesses across the country to become more innovative by all means possible.
Since the Liberal government took power in Canada, there has been a stark contrast in the
The Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. Fellowship grant is a small business funding program that provides companies with access to a Ph.D. fellow for up to three years. This program is designed to assist small businesses in Canada meet technical and research challenges through partnerships with academia. Research fellows are assigned to
Mitacs is a national not-for-profit organization that supports collaborative research and development efforts between industry and academic partnerships. The Accelerate program is a 4-6 month internship program that provides an opportunity for businesses to access the skills and talent of a graduate student to work on solving a business problem.