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  • NORTH FORGE SMARTPARK

    WINNIPEG

    President: Teresa Dukes

    441 – 100 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6G2• P: 204-262-6400

  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

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

  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4 • P: 204-799-2033

We are
North Forge

We are North Forge Technology Exchange – an innovation-based economic development agency and a powerhouse community to fuel Manitoba’s innovation economy providing entrepreneurs with award-winning mentors, rockstar subject matter experts and a four-stage startup program. Armed with Canada’s largest non-profit fabrication lab, we operate out of 27,000 square feet across Innovation Drive and Innovation Alley in Winnipeg, Canada.
OUR STORIES

RESULTS

North Forge Technology Exchange by the numbers:

OVER

7,500

PROTOTYPES
CREATED IN
OUR LABS

WORKED
WITH OVER

200 COMPANIES

RAISING OVER

$220 MILLION

OVER

$2 MILLION

IN DIGITAL
PROTOTYPING EQUIPMENT

Team

Teresa Dukes

PRESIDENT

Shane Li

PRESIDENT, NORTH FORGE EAST

Marney Stapley

VICE PRESIDENT
Matt Schaubroeck

Matt Schaubroeck

Director of Programming

Whitney Moir

Operations Specialist

Tori Bates

Executive Assistant

Jeff Stobbe

Maintenance Manager

Melanie McKague

Board

Stuart Henrickson

BOARD

Dr. Digvir Jayas

BOARD

Jerin Valel

BOARD

Chris Johnson

BOARD

Kerry Stevenson

BOARD

Joelle Foster

BOARD

Matt Olson

Entrepreneur in Residence

Suzanne Braun

Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge

SUPPORTERS AND PARTNERS

Interested in supporting North Forge?

From event sponsorships and corporate memberships to service provider agreements and strategic partnerships, there are many ways for you to play a groundbreaking role in the success of innovation in Manitoba – all while increasing your company’s visibility and expanding your business network.

We offer a truly customized program that can be tailored to meet your corporate objectives. Our goal is to not only build a relationship between partners and startups based on product offerings but even more importantly, to foster a reciprocal and mutually beneficial environment.

North Forge provides partners permanent exposure in our multiple locations (U of M and Innovation Alley) and also exposure at an abundance of monthly community events.

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Supporters

Bell MTS

Bell MTS is part of Canada’s largest telecommunications company, providing Manitobans with Mobile phone, TV, high speed Internet, and Home phone service.

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MNP LLP

MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada.

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

At Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), we are devoted to serving our valued clients. Our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness and communication, providing better results for clients.

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Wawanesa

Wawanesa works exclusively with insurance brokers across Canada, offering home, auto, farm and commercial business products.

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Business Development Bank of Canada

BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. We offer financing, venture capital, growth & transition capital and consulting services.

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Deloitte

Get forward-thinking business advice. With over 150 years of experience, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms in Canada.

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RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 36 other countries.

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Only NU

Social Media Marketing Company providing innovative experiences that give your business an advantage over competitors.

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CoPilot

We are a team of creators inspired by stories. We use storytelling to produce unique visual content that drives meaningful campaigns. We dedicate resources to strategically design marketing strategies to complement our content, while generating views, impressions and ultimately, conversions.

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Bit Space Development

Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. We work with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge digital media technologies.

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Princess Auto

For more than 85 years, Princess Auto has been supplying trade professionals, home mechanics or people who simply love building things with the tools and equipment they need to figure it out – whatever that “it” may be. With a unique assortment of tools, equipment and products, ranging from hydraulics to welding, Princess Auto complements the home improvement sector rather than competing with it.

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JCV Mechanical

We offer highly skilled service professionals, 24 hour emergency service, preventative maintenance programs, training and emergency rental units. JCV Mechanical offers more than just compressed air products. turn this around and start with JCV mechanical offers more.

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Bockstael

For over 100 years the Bockstael name has been synonymous with construction in Manitoba. From the humble beginnings of a Belgian carpenter, to the fourth generation of family ownership, building is in our blood. We pride ourselves on world-class innovation and a client-first approach to doing business. This is our commitment to serving the province we choose to call home for the next 100 years — and beyond.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) is here to support entrepreneurial activities across the entire University of Manitoba campus. In addition to supporting students at the I.H. Asper School of Business we also support students from ALL faculties across the University of Manitoba – Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campus including: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education and more!

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Due North Systems

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Go Oil Canada

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SevenOaks School Division

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Maples Met School

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world trade centre winnipeg

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LGD Pinawa

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

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Canadian National Energy Alliance

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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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Pitblado Law

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Pegboard Hosting

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Western Economic Diversification Canada

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Government of Canada

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City of Winnipeg

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Fabbaloo

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GO Software

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Red River College

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Manitoba Government

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les.net

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Partners

The Uniter

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World Trade Centre Winnipeg

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New Media Manitoba

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Women's Enterprise Centre

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Innovation Alley

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ID Fusion Software

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Complex Games

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Red Leaf Capital

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Futurpreneur Canada

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Permission Click

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