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  • NORTH FORGE SMARTPARK

    WINNIPEG

    CEO: Joelle Foster

    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: 204-753-5170

  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

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

  • North Forge | North

    THE PAS

    Northern Director/Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Jerome Conaty

    University College of the North
    436-7th Street East, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7
    (204) 623-0311

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

Joelle Foster

CEO

Shane Li

President, NORTH FORGE EAST
Director, International Founders Program

Marney Stapley

VICE PRESIDENT

Jerome Conaty

Northern Director/Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Elaine Greer

Director of Programming

Shelley Wilson

Comptroller

Whitney Moir

Programming and Events Specialist

Emelia Nyarku

Operations Specialist

Mike Simpson

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Jeff Stobbe

Maintenance Manager

Chris Johnson

Board Chair

Melanie McKague

Board Member

Stuart Henrickson

Board Member

Dr. Digvir Jayas

Board Member

Jerin Valel

Board Member

Kerry Stevenson

Board Member

Priti Mehta-Shah

Board Member
Kirk Johnson

Kirk Johnson

Board Member

Natalie Bell

Board Member

Diane Roussin

Board Member

Stefan Maynard

Board Member

SUPPORTERS

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

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MNP LLP

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

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Wawanesa

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Deloitte

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Bit Space Development

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Princess Auto

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JCV Mechanical

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Bockstael logo

Bockstael

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

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SevenOaks School Division

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Maples Met School

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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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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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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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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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