November 17, 2014 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: 4th Mitacs Awards Reception in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada's Brightest Researchers

Four federal government ministers to present awards

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2014) - Their research is shaping the innovation landscape and playing a vital role in the development of new products, services, and technologies. On Tuesday, November 18, five promising up-and-coming innovators will be recognized for their outstanding research and commercialization contributions at the 4th annual Mitacs Awards Reception. This year we will also recognize two leaders in the academic and industrial communities for their contributions to innovation in Canada.

The media is invited to attend.

What: 4th Annual Mitacs Awards Reception
Celebrating Research Innovation in Canada
When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Doors open: 6:00 p.m.
Awards presentations: 7:00 p.m.
Keynote: Hon. Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
Presenters: Hon. Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue
Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario)
Hon. Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
Where: Delta Ottawa City Centre
International Ballroom C
101 Lyon Street North
Ottawa, ON

About Mitacs

Mitacs is a national, private not-for-profit organization that develops the next generation of innovators with vital skills through a suite of unique research and training programs: Mitacs Accelerate, Elevate, Step, and Globalink. In partnership with companies, government and universities, Mitacs is supporting a new economy using Canada's most valuable resource - its people.

Contact Information

  • On-site media contact
    Heather Young
    Director, Communications