Mitacs Entrepreneur Awardees

Mitacs recently recognized seven researchers and alumni who have become entrepreneurs. Each awardee of the 2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards is either a former Mitacs intern, postdoctoral fellow or training participant. They will each receive $25,000 for their groundbreaking industry contributions. The awardees are environmental entrepreneurs Maxim Bergeron and Mathieu Kirouac, co-founders of Quebec City-based Glacies Technologies; outstanding entrepreneur Calvin Cheng, co-founder of Edgehog; social entrepreneur Erin Goldberg, co-founder of Winnipeg-based ViTal Functional Foods; global impact entrepreneur Alli Murugesan, founder of Saint John-based BioHuntress Therapeutics; change agent entrepreneur Roger Mah, co-founder of Calgary-based ZoraMat Solutions; and honourable mention Ghalia Baki, co-founder of Lumbrick.

Fom left to right: Alejandro Adem, Ghalia Baki, Erin Goldberg, Natacha Mainville on behalf of Calvin Cheng, Alli Murugesan, Maxim Bergeron, and Mathieu Kerouac. (CNW Group/Mitacs Inc.)