Join Mitacs as they celebrate five emerging entrepreneurs who are using their groundbreaking research to fuel innovation and create meaningful change in Canada. Learn their inspiring stories. Full lineup of speakers will be announced soon.

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live from Federation Hall in Waterloo, Ontario, to in-person and virtual attendees. In addition to receiving a $5,000 prize towards their start-up, the honourees will have a chance to win $2,500 in their Audience Favourite Pitch Competition. The pitch competition winner will be announced towards the end of the ceremony.