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Mitacs Information Session

February 04, 2016
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A Mitacs representative will present some of the changes made to the Accelerate program including how to partner with Not-for-Profit organizations. 

Amin Aziznia of Mitacs, a national research network, will be providing an overview of the Mitacs Accelerate program which provides funding for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to undertake collaborative research projects with non-academic partners. Accelerate is open to all academic departments and all research fields.

Funding is a minimum of $15,000 per term. 

When: Friday, Feb 19 from 10-11:30am
Where: Bennett Library, room 2020
RSVPhttps://myinvolvement.sfu.ca/home.htm 

Until recently projects involved corporate/industry partners but Accelerate can now support projects with not-for-profit partners in Canada. This session will provide more details on this program expansion. Read more about these recent changes:  https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate/who-eligible

For any further inquiries please contact Sue Hampton, Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Fellows, shampton@sfu.ca

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