Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate
Sponsor/Award: MITACS INC - ACCELERATE PROGRAM - 2017 OPEN COMPETITION

Grant Amount:
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: N/A
Sponsor's: N/A

Subject Areas:
Description:

Mitacs-Accelerate is Canada's premiere research internship program. It connects companies with over 50 research-based universities through graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, who apply their specialized expertise to business research challenges. Interns transfer their skills from theory to real-world application, while the companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.

Under the Mitacs-Accelerate program, partner organizations should be Canadian for-profit companies, or a Canadian business location of a foreign-owned for-profit company.

Application Details:

Standard Mitacs-Accelerate applications are accepted throughout the year and projects may begin at any time. The intern must be a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow enrolled at a Canadian university. Each 4-month internship project receives $15,000 in direct funding, with the partner organization and Mitacs each providing $7,500.

A Mitacs-Accelerate application is comprised of the following documents: The proposal completed on the prepared template and submitted electronically. Proposals should be written in plain language but should also include relevant technical detail. The Memorandum signed by all partners (the intern, academic supervisor, partner supervisor and a representative from the Office of Research Services*). A current C.V. of the proposed intern (C.V. template is available if needed)

INDIRECT COSTS ARE NOT LEVIED ON THIS PROGRAM

NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Bieber,Trevor
Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

York University
Suite 353, York Lanes
4700 Keel Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416 650-8445