Partnerships: For Research Partners

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Partnering with UTM

The University of Toronto's Mississauga (UTM) campus has quickly grown from one building in 1967 to become the second-largest division of Canada’s largest university. Today, the UTM community includes over 15,200 undergraduate and 900 graduate students, and 3,400 employees.​


Learn about UTM's robust research programs

Below is a list of research areas by academic unit.


Discover our Institutional Strategic Initiatives

UTM is home to a number of interdisciplinary research clusters funded through the ISI program. These initiatives engage researchers across the tri-campus and build capacity for University of Toronto faculty and students to conduct innovative and impactful large-scale research.




Partnership Avenues





Support Available to Research Partners


UTM’s Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation provides end-to-end support for our research partners:



Discuss your organization's priorities and share the details on UTM's partnership avenues and processes


Present UTM capabilities and research expertise tailored to your needs and priorities


Project ideation meetings with researchers of interest to you


Explore funding programs to enable the project and/or maximize your investment

Facilitate proposal co-development to define shared goals, the scope of work, and outcomes

Navigate the partnered research agreements process

Support your organization & researchers throughout the project lifecycle and beyond






Raquel De Souza

Reach out to get started:
Raquel De Souza, PhD
Director, Partnerships & Innovation