Globalink Research Award (GRA) thematic call

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Tuesday 14th, November 2023

External Deadline: Friday 17th, November 2023


Mitacs is pleased to launch another thematic call in cooperation with several of our international partners. This is a competitive call for applications to our Mitacs Globalink Research Award program in all areas of strategic importance for the Canadian and international research communities.

Under the joint supervision of a home and host professor at a university in Canada and an institution affiliated with one of Mitacs’s international partners, senior undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows included in successful applications will receive a $6,000 research award to conduct a 12- to 24-week research project in the other country. Eligibility criteria may vary between participating international partners.

The themes include but are not limited to the list below. Please note that there is a great deal of scope under the open theme social and scientific innovation, all kind of projects can be submitted under that specific theme:

1) Advanced computing (e.g., AI and Quantum technologies, Robotics, Cybersecurity) 

2) Clean technologies (e.g., electric vehicles) 

3) Health Innovations (e.g., biomanufacturing) 

4) Open theme: Social and scientific innovation 

Here’s our two-step application process for professors:

  • Fill out our eligibility form and get in touch with a Mitacs advisor
  • After clearing the eligibility check, apply through the GRA application portal: link will be shared after the eligibility form is completed

Eligible international partners are in the following countries and regions: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Taiwan, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom (new partnership)

The deadline to apply is November 17, 2023.

For more details: join our GRA: Thematic info session >

  • When?

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

  • Who’s attending?

This is intended for the offices of research services and international offices, colleagues, and interested professors.

See website for further information.

Funding Sources


This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: September 14, 2023