NRC-Mitacs-RWTH Globalink Research Award Program - Call for Faculty EOIs


Jointly funded by the National Research Council of Canada, Mitacs and RWTH Aachen University.


NRC-Mitacs-RWTH Globalink Research Award Program.

For More Information

For full details on the program, please visit the NRC-Mitacs-RWTH Globalink Research Award Program web-page.


RWTH Aachen University (RWTH) proudly announces a new program in cooperation with Mitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in collaboration with Canadian universities, companies, federal and provincial governments, and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), one of RWTH’s key partners in North America and Canada’s largest federal research organization.

Starting in 2021, this program allows 25 students per year from RWTH to conduct combined research stays at a Canadian partner university participating in the program.

The placements are jointly funded by the NRC, Mitacs and RWTH and can be from six to twelve months in duration. The goals of the program are to strengthen and intensify relations between RWTH, the NRC, and participating Canadian universities; develop international networks; establish joint research and industry projects; prepare joint publications; enhance researcher training; and foster other forms of collaboration.

This opportunity is being advertised via Research Alerts for faculty interested in hosting RWTH students related to this program. Interested faculty should contact Étienne Pineault at Mitacs ( to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI). Please note, projects must be part of the NRC Challenge or Supercluster Program.

Maximum Project Value

Up to $18,000 CAD.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Six to 12-month project.

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Faculty Expression of Interest (EOI) are accepted on a rolling basis. Interested faculty should contact Étienne Pineault at Mitacs ( to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Please note: if an intern is identified for the project and a Mitacs application is required, please ensure to submit an OR-5, full proposal/budget and the signed Mitacs documentation to the Office of Research ( a minimum of one week prior to the intended submission date.

How to Apply

Interested faculty should contact Étienne Pineault at Mitacs ( to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI). 

For Questions, please contact

For general questions about the program, please contact the Mitacs International Programs team at

Office of Research

Vanessa Knox, Awards and Agreements Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x53429

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