McGill-NSERC Industrial Matchmaking Session
Your future partnerships start here!
McGill’s Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), Office of Sponsored Research, and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) will host the first annual McGill-NSERC Industrial Matchmaking Session on May 30. Register now >>
Researchers don’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity to meet with industry representatives, with the goal of proposing collaborative research projects and forming mutually beneficial partnerships.
Representatives from government agencies will also be present to discuss the sponsored grants they offer and how industries and researchers can use these funds to initiate collaborations.
This year’s matchmaking session will focus on the following research themes:
• Advanced materials and nanotechnology
• Material engineering
• Medical devices
• Mining and metallurgy
Space is limited, so don’t wait. Register now >>
8:00 a.m. Registration opens
8:30 a.m. Welcoming remarks by Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), McGill University, and presentation by a company on how an innovative research project benefited from various granting programs
8:50 a.m. Researcher presentations
9:00 a.m. Roundtable with granting agencies and partners
• Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
• Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)
• Canadian Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)
• Ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation (MDEIE)
• Samson Belair/Deloitte & Touche
• Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)
• Réseau Conseil en Technologie et en innovation (RCTi)
• Connect Canada
10:20 a.m. Coffee break
10:40 a.m. Roundtables with partners continue
11:30 p.m. Question period: panel of six partners
12:00 p.m. Buffet lunch and networking (RSVP required)
1:30 p.m. Afternoon remarks (TBC) and matchmaking session (speed networking between researchers and businesses in the specified research themes)
4:00 p.m. Cocktail reception
5:00 p.m. End of activities
Complete your registration form
To register for the McGill-NSERC Industrial Matchmaking Session, please complete the online registration form. Please note that space is limited; register today!
For more information, please contact David Nguyen, Grants Officer in McGill’s Office of Sponsored Research, by david [dot] nguyen2 [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email) or at 514-398-8707.