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Mitacs Accelerate Program

The Mitacs Accelerate Program connects companies with over 50 research-based universities through graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, who in turn apply their skills to organizational challenges. Interns gain real-world experience, while companies are connected with high-quality researchers.
  • Eligibility
    • Students – from college students to undergrads and graduate students – and post-doctoral fellows at Mitacs partner colleges and universities in Canada
    • Recent graduates from a Canadian college or university, within two years of graduation for 2021-22 and 2022-23 (see the Accelerate FAQ page for more information about eligibility for recent grads) 
    • Full-time graduate students in select Mitacs partner countries (visit the Accelerate International tab for more details)
    • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students over the age of 18
    • All academic disciplines

    For a full list of eligibility requirements, please visit the Mitacs Accelerate website. 

  • Deadline

    Applications are accepted throughout the year and projects may begin at any time. However, please allow 6-8 weeks for proposal review. 

    For more information, please visit the Mitacs Accelerate website.