Mitacs Accelerate: Research Grants for Hiring Post-Graduate Students

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,

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Mitacs Accelerate Supports Green Technology Research and Development

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

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How to Qualify for Mitacs Elevate Research Grants

Mitacs Elevate is a collaborative research and development program that connects PhD fellows to industry partners. Through the program, businesses receive funding to hire a PhD fellow for a minimum one year (ideally two years) with the intentions of using their knowledge to breakthrough innovation challenges. PhD fellows will spend

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How Can Canadian Businesses Innovate on a Global Scale?

Recently, “innovation” has become one of the most popular buzzwords in Canadian business, politics, and the economy. While there are many definitions of innovation, it can simply be stated that innovation entails revolutions to make the subject matter faster, more efficiently, or simply better than previous version, sometimes creating a

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