Pairs high-quality expertise from universities with business to provide innovative research, methods and development of tools, models, technology or solutions to support challenges over a period of four months, (this program is for Master’s and PhD Students only).

  • Amount: Matching funds from Mitacs up to $7,500. Cluster stream available for additional funding support if the business leverages 3+ interns and 3+ internships.
  • Timeline: Open. Mitacs does paperwork with government, and small business can request the same grad student for two terms over 12 months.
  • Eligibility: Preference is given to research-type projects.

Top Mitacs Accelerate Resources

  • Overview Blog:  Learn more about the purpose of this Canadian government funding program for hiring graduate students.
  • Eligibility Blog Learn more about the latest developments on the Mitacs Accelerate wage subsidy for hiring graduate students program.
  • Update Blog Learn more about the latest developments on the Mitacs Accelerate wage subsidy for hiring graduate students program.

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