The Mitacs Elevate program provides support to industry/academic partnerships to solve critical industry issues through innovative means. For Ontario, funding priority is given to projects in the following industries: Health Science & Tech, Clean Tech, Dig Media & ICT, Advanced Manufacturing, Finance, Automotive.

  • Amount: Project budget of $55,000/year for 2 years: $25,000 Mitacs grant + $30,000 company contribution.
  • Timeline: Bi-Annual call for proposals (spring & fall).
  • Eligibility: Post PhD + Canadian based for profit company both located in the same province.
  • Projects: 2-year research project to solve specific industry problem.

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