Mitacs Globalink Research Award (Quantum Stream) webinar

Thursday, November 23, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

The University of Waterloo and Mitacs will be holding a joint webinar on Thursday, November 23rd at 10am to share information about their new Globalink Research Award (Quantum stream), which provides funding for bilateral student travel with international university labs.

In this session, Amanda Green and Etienne Pineault, Senior Advisors with Mitacs, will provide information and updates on how to leverage Mitacs funding to build collaborative research projects with international university partners. 

Following the presentation, we will answer your questions about finding a partner, deciding on Mitacs eligibility and navigating program requirements (including how to work with our team to submit successful funding applications). Regan Child, International Grants and Contracts Manager with the Office of Research, will be on hand to offer assistance.


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About the Globalink Research Award

Mitacs is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to help you collaborate with international university partners for joint research projects. Our Globalink Research Award (Quantum stream) provides funding for bilateral student travel with international university labs, to help grow your research connections, offer more training and aid in student recruitment.    

This award is open to all Canadian universities, and 54 partner countries. Each project can have up to 5 students, and collaborations from 3-9 months in length.

Under this offer, undergraduates, graduates, and postdocs receive the following:

  • $6,000 award to carry out a research project over 12 to 24 weeks (⬆️  $9,000 award with our partners)
  • $12,000 award to carry out a research project over 24 to 36 weeks  (⬆️  $15,000 award with our partners)

Participating Mitacs international partners (for additional funding), include:

  • Brazil: Fundação Araucária Foundation; France: French Embassy in Canada, Université Grenoble Alpes, Université de Lorraine; Germany: Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ Helmholtz Association)