Mitacs recently announced a Call for Mitacs Accelerate projects with municipalities.
A summary is provided below:
To connect municipalities of all sizes with post-secondary researchers for innovative projects ensuring you develop the best public policies to create vibrant and healthy communities.
Mitacs will support all topics relevant to Municipalities including, but not limited to:
- Impact of the pandemic and public health policies
- Housing/Homelessness/At Risk Populations Framework
- Emergency Management and Environmental Resilience
- Smart cities and connected communities
Value and Duration
$15,000 for every 4-6 months with $7,500+HST from municipality and $7,500 from Mitacs
|Application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for full review||Monday, October 19, 2020|
|Final application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review||by 9:00am on Thursday, October 29, 2020|
|Full application due at agency||Monday, November 2, 2020|
If you are interested in applying to this competition, please contact Rachel Sung, Mitacs Business Development Specialist at email@example.com.
Post-docs should contact Kim McIntyre, Post-doctoral Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or extension 22993, once they have approval from Mitacs to submit an application.
ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:
For more information on this funding opportunity, please visit the following links: