MITACS Elevate Fall 2022

The Mitacs Elevate Fall 2022 call for proposals is now open — and enhanced funding is available for postdocs in emerging industry sectors.

 

Mitacs Elevate program, open to all disciplines, provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations. This Fall, there are two award options available: Standard and Thematic.

 

Standard:

As in prior years, postdoctoral fellows can apply for two years of funding valued at $60,000/year in any discipline.

 

Thematic:

Sector-specific experts can apply for two years of enhanced funding valued at $80,000/year. Applications must address at least one of the following themes:

 

  • Agriculture and food
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Cleantech
  • Entertainment and media
  • Quantum science
  • Social innovation

 

Through Elevate, postdoctoral fellows get the opportunity to:

 

  • Manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit organization
  • Receive exclusive professional development training in career fundamentals, interpersonal skills, communication, entrepreneurialism, leadership and management, and much more
  • Cultivate cross-disciplinary networks and take advantage of peer-learning opportunities
  • Receive a certificate of completion upon completing all program requirements

 

If you collaborate with an Indigenous partner organization, please note that they contribute only 25% of the cost of the project.

 

For more information, please visit the website.

 

Deadline:

February 8, 2023 (5 p.m., PT). Full Proposal Deadline. SFU Signature Sheet and fully signed proposal due to ors@sfu.ca no later than 3 business days prior to the deadline. Indirect costs are not allowed. Institutional sign-off is required; applicant (not ORS) submits the application package to the agency.

Upcoming Deadlines

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February 08, 2023February 08, 2023 Verified Date
February 03, 2023 Feb. 03, 2023 February 03, 2023 16:00:00 February 03, 2023 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: MITACS Elevate Fall 2022 The Mitacs Elevate Fall 2022 call for proposals is now open — and enhanced funding is available for postdocs in emerging industry sectors. The program is open to all disciplines, and it provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations. This Fall, there are two award options available: Standard and Thematic. .
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