Training Program

Objectives

With the overarching aim of increasing neurotechnologies to study, monitor and manipulate brain function to promote societal, scientific and economic advances, and thus improve the quality of life of all Canadians, BRAIN CREATE has the following goals:

Increase the number of HQP

with essential knowledge required to work in new neurotechnology industries to augment the scope and success of this rapidly expanding sector in Canada, thus providing new employment opportunities for Canadians.

Increase the number of HQP

who can lead innovation and commercialization of new neurotechnologies and procedures to sustain the competitiveness of Canadian industry.

Increase the number of HQP

focused on innovation and commercialization of new technologies designed to address safety and health issues in Canada’s remote communities.

Provide accelerator opportunities

in neuroscience research/education to underrepresented NSE trainees.

To achieve these goals, BRAIN CREATE is designed to meet the following short-term objectives:

  • Embrace diversity as a driver of innovation and incorporate it throughout the program.
  • Promote individualized learning and diverse career outcomes.
  • Impart trainees with strong professional skills with emphasis on leadership.
  • Teach trainees how to innovate and commercialize new brain technologies.
  • Conduct research towards new neurotechnologies.
  • Provide accelerator opportunities post-maternity and to students from Canada’s North.