Innovation Info Session for Fall 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 17:00to18:00

PGSS, McGill Engine and Mitacs invite you to join an info session about the resources available related to technology innovation, intellectual property, entrepreneurship at McGill and beyond.

RSVP here (for undergraduate students)!

RSVP here (for graduate students, post-docs, medical and dental students)!

Katya Marc, M.Eng., MBA. Associate Director, McGill Engine

Katya works closely with faculty members and students in advancing their technologically-based ideas and research, in the promotion of technologies and expertise of the Faculty to potential partners, and facilitates interaction between the various stakeholders in the projects to achieve successful collaborations and transfer of outstanding research from the labs to the marketplace. She co-founded the McGill Engine and its programs. She has been working at McGill for over 22 years, across multiple faculties but servicing mainly the Faculty of Engineering for their research/service contract and intellectual property commercialization needs, and for helping build the entrepreneurial mindset and skills of its members.

Noha Gerges, PhD. Mitacs Representative at McGill University

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for more than 20 years. Working with over 100 academic institutions, 6,000 companies/ NGOs, hospitals, municipalities and both federal and provincial governments, they build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada. As the Mitacs Business Development Director representing Mitacs at McGill University, Dr. Noha Gerges is the official contact for McGill students and faculty who are interested in Mitacs funding programs. All completed applications are submitted to Dr. Gerges who reviews them then forwards them to the Office of Innovation + Partnerships for final institutional signature and approval. Once the applications are approved, the applications are officially submitted to Mitacs where they will undergo an external peer review process.

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