Research facilitation and management for Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore industry
Subject Category: Other
Start date: October 2011
Mitacs-Accelerate is Canada’s leading graduate research internship program. Based on academic-industry research projects led by graduate students, Mitacs-Accelerate is an effective tool for technology transfer from the lab to industry where it can be commercialized. Students attain business and entrepreneurship skills, hundreds of subject matter experts enter the innovation space, and graduate retention rates increase dramatically.
Mitacs has formed a partnership with Petroleum Research to deliver Mitacs-Accelerate internships to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the offshore oil and gas sector. Petroleum Research NL provides the funding for the industry partner portion of the Mitacs-Accelerate internships.