HALIFAX, May 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Five up-and-coming Canadian researchers-turned-entrepreneurs will be recognized at the following event for their ground-breaking innovations that are strengthening Canada's economy and improving the lives of Canadians.


Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards

Recognizing leading Canadian innovators


Tuesday, May 28, 2019


5:30–7:30 p.m.

Networking at 5:30 p.m.; Panel discussion on Canadian
entrepreneurship at 6:15 p.m.; Awards ceremony at 6:45 p.m


Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax


Elizabeth Glassen – GBPR

elizabeth@gailbergmanpr.com or 905-886-4091


The awards, presented by Mitacs — a not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada for business and academia — celebrate start-up companies founded by outstanding former Mitacs interns, postdoctoral fellows and training participants, who have gone on to lead their respective fields as independent business owners.

About Mitacs:
Mitacs is a not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada by solving business challenges with research solutions from the best academic institutions at home and around the world. Mitacs is funded by the Government of Canada, all provincial governments, as well as university and industry partners. Open to all disciplines and all industry sectors, projects can span a wide range of areas, including manufacturing, business processes, IT, social sciences, design and more.

SOURCE Mitacs Inc.

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