Mitacs Elevate Spring 2022 call for proposals

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: Thursday 30th, June 2022

External Deadline: Wednesday 6th, July 2022


Mitacs Elevate provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations.

This call, we have increased postdoctoral funding from $60,000 per year to $80,000 per year for two-year research projects in key priority sectors. We are accepting proposals in seven thematic areas, including four from last year. The complete list of priority sectors can be found below:

  • Agriculture and food
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Clean technology
  • Entertainment and media
  • Quantum science
  • Social Innovation
  • Projects addressing at least one of the key priority sectors above can apply for an enhanced research award valued at $80,000 per year.As an Elevate fellow, you will:
    • Manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit organization
    • Receive exclusive professional development training in career fundamentals, interpersonal skills, communication, intrapreneuralism, leadership and management, and much more
    • Cultivate cross-disciplinary networks and take advantage of peer-learning opportunities

    Key dates:

    • The deadline to apply is July 6, 2022
  • If you have questions or would like to learn more the application process, please consult our website.

Funding Sources


This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: May 5, 2022