Professional Development

Mitacs Elevate Information Session

November 21, 2017

Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for 2-year postdoctoral funding, including a $60,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training), exclusive, customized professional development training, and a long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner.

The SFU Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Mitacs invites you to an information session on developing and funding research with industry and community partners. This includes information on the Mitacs Accelerate and Elevate funding and training programs for postdocs, as well as tips and tricks on how to find a potential sponsoring partner.

Information Session:

  • Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Time: 1:30-3:30PM
  • Location: Library Thesis Room 2020 (Burnaby Campus)
  • RSVP: Please register online via myInvolvement

The Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration deadline for Mitacs Elevate is January 24, 2018, at 5 p.m. PT, however an Intent to Apply is not required to submit an application. The final application deadline is February 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. PT.

For questions or more information, please visit the Mitacs Elevate webpage, or contact us at

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