Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk received the 36th annual Northern Ontario Business Award

Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk is one of nine recipients lauded for business excellence: Innovation award.

Currently the interim president at the Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO), Nadia Mykytczuk is considered a global expert on bioleaching and mine remediation. Her work involves the use of tiny microbes to clean up toxic material in mine waste tailings, enabling companies to extract valuable metals from the waste. Mykytczuk now seeks to establish the Centre for Mine Waste Biotechnology, which would serve as a research and commercialization hub to incubate new ideas and attract mine sector companies to Sudbury.

2022 Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA)