Mitacs Accelerate Awards $400,000 in Support of Cannabis Research
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Mitacs Accelerate Awards $400,000 in Support of Cannabis Research

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 treating various conditions such as,…

Mitacs Accelerate Supports Green Technology Research and Development
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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 Accelerate program, which supports…

How to Qualify for Mitacs Elevate Research Grants
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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 50% of their time at…

Applying for Grants to Hire Ph.D. Fellows: Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. Fellowship
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Applying for Grants to Hire Ph.D. Fellows: Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. Fellowship

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 the project for three years…

Can Innovative Research and Development Boost Canada’s Economy?
Business Strategy

Can Innovative Research and Development Boost Canada’s Economy?

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 way economic development has…

Mitacs Accelerate: Ph.D. Fellowship Grant for R&D Internships
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Mitacs Accelerate: Ph.D. Fellowship Grant for R&D Internships

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 the project for three years…