Agreement signed between Mitacs and Campus France
An agreement was signed on Monday November 3, 2014, between Mitacs Globalink and Campus France, In the presence of French Minister of National Education, Higher Education, and Research, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.
The signing took place at Rideau Hall following a working breakfast on education and innovation hosted by the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston with the President of the French Republic, François Hollande. Mitacs and Campus France signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research exchanges between Canada and France under Mitacs’ Globalink program.
The MOU was signed by Rob Annan, interim CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs and Antoine Grassin, Director General of Campus France.
Through this program — which is co-funded by the Canadian and French governments — Mitacs and Campus France will promote the economic growth and prosperity of both countries through international cooperation. It is part of the Canada–France Action Plan, which aims to strengthen competitiveness and innovation.
Mitacs is a Canadian not-for-profit research and training organization that works with all Canadian universities.
Campus France is a public institution in charge of promoting higher education and research and incoming and outgoing international mobility in France.