Mitacs staff will provide an overview of Mitacs programs (Accelerate, Accelerate International, Elevate and Globalink) and the newest Mitacs program initiatives available for professors, graduate students and postdocs. The session will be tailored to the administration of Mitacs awards with a focus on program administration, communication and best practices in the management of award payments to students. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions to Mitacs staff about award administration.
Mitacs is a national, not-for- profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 19 years to support industrial and social innovation in Canada. From aerospace systems to childhood literacy rates, Mitacs funded research helps to strengthen connections, improve economic performance, and create jobs. Over the past 19 years, we have supported more than 10,000 research internships, trained more than 19,000 student and postdoc career-skills participants, and supported more than 1,300 international research collaborations.