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  • EXCHANGE OFFICE

    WINNIPEG

    President: Jeff Ryzner

    100 – 321 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-942-1493

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  • North Forge | South

    MORDEN

    Executive Director: Alison Lea

    500 Stephen Street
    Morden, Manitoba R6M 1T7 • P: 204-330-0292

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  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

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

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  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

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

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  • SMARTPARK OFFICE

    WINNIPEG

    President: Jeff Ryzner

    200 – 135 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6A8 • P: 204-262-6400

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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 two-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

Melanie McKague

Board

Stuart Henrickson

BOARD

Paul Vogt

BOARD

Dr. Digvir Jayas

BOARD

Jerin Valel

BOARD

Chris Johnson

BOARD

Kerry Stevenson

BOARD

Joelle Foster

BOARD

Jeff Ryzner

PRESIDENT, NORTH FORGE

Marney Stapley

VICE PRESIDENT

Shane Li

PRESIDENT NORTH FORGE EAST
Alison Lea

Alison Lea

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NORTH FORGE SOUTH
Samantha Steg

Samantha Steg

ASSOCIATE
Karine Sabourin

Karine Dreger

ASSOCIATE

Jeff Stobbe

ASSOCIATE

Emelia Nyarku

ASSOCIATE

Geoff Besko

MENTOR

Grant White

MENTOR

Stefan Maynard

MENTOR

Greg Braun

MENTOR

Noah Decter-Jackson

MENTOR

Daniel Magal

MENTOR

Jeff Peitsch

MENTOR

Christian Dandeneau

MENTOR

Karen Debroni

MENTOR

Dr. Regan Stevenson

MENTOR

Dr. Darren Fast

MENTOR

Terry Davison

MENTOR

Suzanne Braun

MENTOR

Bill Todd

MENTOR

Dr. James Blatz

MENTOR

Elbert Bakker

MENTOR

Shawn Schaerer

MENTOR

Darcy Hastings

MENTOR

James Black

MENTOR

Robert Keizer

MENTOR

Matt Olson

MENTOR

Jeff Simpson

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Phil LeTourneau

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Marny Barnes

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Bryce North

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Daniel Blair

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

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

Bockstael logo

Bockstael

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Pinawa logo

LGD Pinawa

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CNL logo

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

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Canadian National Energy Alliance

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Business Development Bank of Canada

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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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Pitblado Law

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Bit Space Development

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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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MNP LLP

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Fabbaloo

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High Speed Crow

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GO Software

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Deloitte

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Red River College

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Princess Auto

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Bell MTS

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

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Relish New Brand Experience Inc.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

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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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