Our calendar is home to Innovation Factory workshops and networking events as well as events from the community which help support our local entrepreneurs and businesses. If you have an event that may be a fit, please submit it and we will review it within five business days.


Innovation Factory Events
Partner Events
Community Events
CITM & Industry Events
Women Entrepreneurship Events
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Funding Innovation Through Mitacs Student-Industry Collaboration by TechAlliance

May 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm









An overview of the Mitacs Accelerate Program

Are you pivoting your business or tackling new projects in the fight against COVID-19? Looking for help and resources to support your new strategies? The Mitacs Accelerate Program may have the answers you need.

Mitacs connects industry and post-secondary institutions, and has expanded their efforts to support Canadian businesses tackling COVID-19 challenges by boosting funding and fast-tracking proposals, expanding internship offerings, and bolstering postdoc fellowships to support research and innovative solutions.

In this webcast, Katie Facecchia will provide an overview of the Mitacs Accelerate Program, and answer your questions how to apply for funding and support for your COVID-19 projects.


Katie Facecchia is a Director, Business Development for Mitacs. Mitacs is a national, independent not-for-profit organization that funds collaborative research projects between academia and industry/not-for-profits. Katie has graduate degree in Biochemistry and has been with Mitacs for the past five years, where she has helped connect companies and academic partners all across Canada.