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Mitacs: News & Opportunities
Title: Mitacs News & Opportunities
The Office of Research Services has received the following information which we are forwarding to our e-mail list members:
Welcome to the Mitacs newsletter.
TOP NEWSMitacs announces year-end highlights for fiscal 2015–2016
Last year, Mitacs delivered 3,785 collaborative research internships with universities and industry, trained close to 5,800 students and postdocs, and facilitated 967 international research collaborations, representing $67.9 million in funding toward innovation projects. New leader to bring public- and private-sector experience to innovation mandate
Diane Gray is appointed as the new chair of Mitacs’ board of directors. Gray replaces outgoing chair Brad Bennett. University professors critical to supporting new era of innovation in Canada Leading Canadian academics convened at Congress 2016 to discuss the professor’s role in preparing the next generation of innovators. University graduates need skills and training to succeed in changing economy Mitacs’ policy forum, Talent for Innovation: Harnessing Canada’s Research Advantage, brought researchers, innovators, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and policy-makers together to examine the skills that graduates need to succeed in a changing economy. Mitacs and Genome Canada announce innovative genomic projects Improvements in cancer treatment, bioremediation, and oil and gas exploration are expected from partnerships between researchers and industry.