Information Session: Mitacs/Innovate BC

Region: Multiple Regions
Event Date: June 07 2023 @ 12:30pm

Companies or organizations looking for specialized talent in high tech or social science fields or looking for funding to commercialize their technology are invited to join us for a virtual presentation on May 25, 2023. Northern Development and Hubspace are hosting this session to provide the region with a sense of the art of what is possible to help address current challenges.

In this presentation, we will discuss funding programs from Mitacs and Innovate BC that help companies in B.C. develop their technology. 

Senior advisor Marcelo, with Innovate BC and Mitacs, will share how Mitacs can help you access talent, maximize your investment, make your budget go further and help you achieve the best possible return on investment. He will also provide information on how Innovate BC programs can help you access talent, mentorship and develop R&D to commercialize your innovation. 

Event Details:
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
12:30 – 1:30pm

About the presenter:
Marcelo Mora is a senior advisor with Innovate BC and Mitacs. He supports the B.C. innovation ecosystem by helping companies and university researchers access funding. Marcelo connects non-profits, local businesses and multinational companies with researchers across the province for collaborative projects.

About the organizations:
Innovate BC helps foster innovation in B.C. so that British Columbians in all regions of the province can benefit from a thriving, sustainable and inclusive innovation economy.
Mitacs is a catalyzing force in the Canadian innovation ecosystem. We build a world-class, diverse community of innovators through our collaborative model, attracting and deploying top talent to industry, and matching need with expertise to create ambitious solutions to real-world challenges.

About the hosts:
Northern Development acts as a catalyst for transformative rural development that stimulates entrepreneurial creativity and community resiliency.
Hubspace is an innovation and tech accelerator. Its mission is to help the technology and innovation sector by providing tools and services that assist entrepreneurs to build businesses and innovators to connect with peers, mindsets and resources.