Technology

MITACS PROVIDES $5M FOR WEARABLE TECH DEVELOPMENT AT SFU

A new partnership between Simon Fraser University’s Personalized Lightweight Apparel Network (PLANet) and Mitacs, a not-for profit organization dedicated to innovation, will accelerate the development of new Canadian wearables and gear over the next five years. 

The agreement provides $5.1 million in funding for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to work with the industry to develop new technologies that will benefit societal health and wellbeing.