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  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-262-6400

  • NORTH FORGE SMARTPARK
    new address:

    WINNIPEG

    President: Teresa Dukes

    400 – 135 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6A8 • P: 204-262-6400

  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-799-2033

We are North Forge Technology Exchange

Helping companies develop faster, cheaper and successfully. North Forge curates resources to help entrepreneurs solve problems in real time and reduces the cost and risk of innovation.

WHAT WE OFFER

Startup Program

Build your business – better, faster, cheaper

North Forge’s four-stage Startup Program incorporates market-first best practices, combined with regional wisdom and international experience. The Startup Program supports and guides entrepreneurs as they formulate their ideas, develop their products and services, launch their businesses and grow their companies.

GET STARTED

“The support of North Forge has been incredible as we have grown and evolved as a company. They truly care and provide mentorship that is tailored to the needs of the company and of the entrepreneur. I couldn’t be happier being a part of the North Forge community.”

“We have benefited from the guidance and advice from the team at North Forge to reach our milestones.”

“North Forge has been absolutely crucial in shaping and refining our concept and turning concept into reality. The breadth and depth of knowledge and real-world experience that entrepreneurs can access through the North Forge network are unparalleled.”

“North Forge is an essential element of the success of any aspiring entrepreneur that wants to succeed in our growing innovation ecosystem. The community, access to technology and collision of innovative minds isn’t possible anywhere else in Manitoba. North Forge is the only place I recommend you go to get your idea off the ground.”

“North Forge helped us navigate the startup ecosystem by offering industry insights and facilitating important connections with funders, partners and customers. Through their mentorship program we have been challenged, supported and are equipped to succeed – overcoming the many obstacles facing a startup company.”

“Our North Forge mentors helped us to dream big and then gave us solid advice to execute on those dreams. I started two companies inside North Forge. The first is company is now a multi-million dollar firm and we are preparing the second company for a super-angel financing round.”

“North Forge provides startups with the resources and network necessary to succeed. All startups in Manitoba should be part of this innovative ecosystem.”

Clients

What's Happening

EVENTS

TRAINING/OPEN HOUSE

18 Jul2019

3D Printer Training: Form 2

6:00pm

We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and software operation. Duration should be…

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23 Jul2019

North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

6:00pm

North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting,…

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NEWS

03 Apr2019

Ramp Up Weekend: Fresh Ideas a Beaming Success

News,

This year’s Ramp Up Weekend: Fresh Ideas was an exciting event that had almost 50 competitors take an idea and transform it into a business in 55 hours.

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23 Feb2019

Dukes of innovation • North Forge's new boss wants to take digital economic development to the next level

News,

About three years ago, Teresa Dukes, a 21-year government policy analyst veteran teamed up with a Winnipeg doctor and won first prize in the ninth Winnipeg RampUp Weekend for a business concept called BedTrust.

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BLOG

It Takes a Village

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Sycamore’s Solar Success a Ray of Hope for Manitoba Renewable Energy Sector

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North Forge Startup Program Gets a Refresh

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COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

01 Aug2019

UX Designer Position

August 01, 2019

What we’re about

Relish is a results-driven, employee-owned agency based in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, Canada. We provide our clients with strategic, creative and immersive brand experiences through virtually any platform. Founded as a one-person studio in 1998 on principles of creativity, innovation, and impact. Two decades later, we have evolved into a firm of 18 brilliant thinkers, creatives, makers, developers, educators and entrepreneurs.

As a certified B Corporation, Relish meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, legally expanding our corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests. What does that mean? It means that it matters what we do and whom we do it for.

User Experience Designer

We’re looking for somebody who is:

  • A conceptual thinker that can develop big ideas and solve problems through design
  • Has an in-depth understanding of the product vision to ensure alignment of the user experience amongst internal stakeholders
  • Able to design at a high-level while ensuring smaller features are consistent with the larger product vision and user experience
  • An effective communicator with external and internal stakeholders through the creation of design assets, including sketching, storyboarding, wireframing, prototyping
  • A self-motivated and continuously learner who tries new things – keeping yourself and the design team updated with the latest changes in your industry’s standards
  • Collaborative, open-minded and comfortable with constructive feedback
  • Detail-oriented, even under tight time constraints

User Experience Designer

  • 2+ or more of work experience in a similar position
  • Strong portfolio to be presented and defended during the interview
  • A degree or diploma in graphic design with a focus on UX design
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Sketch, Adobe XD and InDesign
  • Familiarity with responsive web design
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus to aid in prototyping interactions and responsive strategies

Please apply with a cover letter, resume, salary expectations and a minimum of five work samples to be considered for this position. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Job Type: Full-time

Organization: Relish New Brand Experience
Due Date: 08/01/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.relishbranding.ca/
19 Nov2019

DigiMarCon World 2019 - Digital Marketing Conference

November 19, 2019

DigiMarCon World 2019 – Nov 19-21, 2019 – Online: Live & On Demand

For more details visit https://digimarconworld.com.

Organization: DigiMarCon World
Due Date: 11/19/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconworld.com

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