Mitacs supports 
Canada's municipalities
 

AT MITACS WE WORK WITH YOU TO BRING YOUR IDEAS TO MARKET

WHAT KEEPS YOUR 
MUNICIPALITY FROM INNOVATING?

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In the fight against climate change, the City of Peterborough was able to better assess the climate impact of their programs and activities through a collaboration with sustainability experts out of Trent University.

In a joint project with the University of Victoria, the City of Vancouver increased its capacity to deploy green rainwater infrastructure and demonstrate benefits to residents and businesses alike.

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WE WANT TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MUNICIPALITY’S INNOVATION CHALLENGES


KEY BENEFITS

Non-repayable funding to bring your project to life

Deploy top talent on your project

Access state-of-the art research and facilities

  • Municipal stakeholders, elected and administrative officials, and community partners 
  • Major metropolitan regions
  • Rural and suburban areas


 No matter the size of your community, 
we work with you  

Who we are

Rolling out innovation projects, whether you are a major city, a smaller town, or a rural community, requires time, talent, and budget.

Mitacs can help you achieve your goals, connecting you to the right research talent and making your budget go further.

With 14,000 collaborations and 80 innovation project experts, Mitacs is a leader in Canada’s innovation ecosystem.


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UPDATE: 
On November 7th, join us for an inspiring webinar on equity, diversity and inclusion in the municipal space featuring the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the University of Regina, the Petit-Saguenay Municipality and l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. 

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The data, expertise, and tools you need to strengthen your community require talent, time, and budget. But finding the ideal combination of these three elements can be a challenge. 

Mitacs helps you bridge those gaps. 

We offer funding (non repayable grants) and connect municipalities with post-secondary researchers 
for innovative projects — from affordable housinggreen initiativestransitinfrastructure
climate change  and more —to tackle your most difficult challenges and create vibrant and 
healthy communities.

No matter the scope of the project, we can help. 

  • Non-repayable funding from $6,000 to multi-million $
  • custom-built research and innovation team to roadmap your project
  • Scalable, multidisciplinary projects in all areas
  • Academic/research team to give you the specialized knowledge and skills that you need
  • We work with you to resolve the major challenges that Canadian municipalities face
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The Pontiac Regional Municipal explored how to solve labour shortages via a pilot project with UQO for the resettlement and support of foreign workers and immigrant families in agricultural areas.

Research conducted by a Dalhousie University team aimed to provide reliable information to the Halifax Regional Municipality's urban forestry staff for improved decision-making to enhance the sustainability of the city’s tree population.

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