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GPCB410 - Funding, Internships and Networking Strategies

Are you seeking to expand your professional network, develop a research partnership or land an internship? Join us to learn more about Mitacs graduate research funding programs and how they can help you carve out your career path.

This workshop will present an overview of the industrial research landscape in Montreal, Quebec and Canada. Participants will learn how to identify a potential employer or research partner, and develop strategies to approach a company for an internship or partnership.

Mitacs builds partnerships between academia, industry and the world to create a more innovative Canada. Through unique research funding and training programs, Mitacs aims to support the development of the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills.

This workshop provides an overview of the Mitacs Accelerate, Elevate, Globalink, Step and Converge programs. It also outlines basic techniques for identifying and reaching out to industry partners.

Learning Objectives

In this workshops, participants will:
1 - Get hands on techniques to identify and reach out to an industry partner.
2 - Gain insight on Canada’s innovation and productivity challenges.
3 - Learn which Mitacs resources are best suited to support your research and career objectives.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Anna-Maria Moubayed, PhD, Mitacs Business Development Specialist for Concordia University.

Anna-Maria joined Mitacs in 2019, while teaching Art History at Concordia University, following a doctoral degree in Art History at Queen’s University, Kingston. Previously completing her undergraduate and graduate studies at Concordia University, Anna-Maria is an art historian with an interdisciplinary passion for research and innovation. Her role at Mitacs is to connect university-based researchers with industry and community partners to drive economic development in Canada through collaborative innovation projects, which engage graduate students in work-integrated learning experiences. Her full profile is available at:


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October 13, 2021, 09:00 - 11:00, Wed

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.

GPCB410 - Research Funding and Networking Strategies with Mitacs


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