November 23, 2015 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's Up-And-Coming Researchers to Be Honoured at Ottawa Awards Reception

5th annual Mitacs Awards celebrating research and innovation in Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 23, 2015) - Their research is shaping the innovation landscape and playing a crucial role in the development of new products, services, and technologies. On Tuesday, November 24, five promising innovators will be recognized for their outstanding leadership, research, and commercialization contributions at the 5th annual Mitacs Awards Reception. As well, two leaders in the academic and business communities will also be recognized for their contributions to innovation in Canada.

The media is invited to attend.

What: 5th Annual Mitacs Awards Reception
When: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Doors open: 6 p.m.
Awards presentations: 7 p.m.
Keynote: Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science
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 scientific and business skills through a suite of unique research and training programs, such as 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. For more information on Mitacs, visit

Contact Information

  • On-site media contact
    Heather Young
    Director, Communications