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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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    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

North Forge East

Pinawa, Manitoba

North Forge East offers a network of services to accelerate business innovation and commercialization.

Services include access to networking and training events, grant assistance, market intelligence, rapid prototyping and our proven 2-stage Startup Program. The program is customized to take you through solution validation cycles, with expert mentorship and subject matter experts helping you along the way.

If you are an entrepreneur looking to make your mark, apply now for co-working space in Pinawa, complete with boardroom and teleconferencing equipment, wi-fi, and access to the North Forge network of services. Creativity flows in co-working spaces and offers a community of entrepreneurs for collaboration, support and growth.


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

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“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.”

Services

Advanced ICT Lab

Advanced ICT Lab

The Advanced ICT Lab is a digital makerspace that provides the tools for developers to advance their tech for commercialization.

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Investor Intelligence

Investor Intelligence

With PitchBook, North Forge clients have access to private market data, venture capital, private equity and M&A deals, investors and funds.

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Cloud Hosting

Cloud Hosting

North Forge Technology Exchange clients have access to hosting services at cost.

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Market Intelligence

Market Intelligence

North Forge clients have access to customized market research through World Trade Centre Winnipeg.

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Events & Training

Events & Training

We provide opportunities for collaboration and education via events including our orientation and training for the use of our Fabrication Lab.

UX Lab

UX Lab

North Forge clients are provided assistance with user and usability testing, user and stakeholder interviews and surveys.

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Grant Assistance

Grant Assistance

We provide assistance to those enrolled in our Startup Program.

Desk Space

Don’t need a full, enclosed office as you grow your startup? Rent a desk and work in a collaborative environment with others who are building their futures from the ground up.

400 – 135 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg

125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg

24 Aberdeen Avenue, Pinawa

North Forge East Gallery

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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23 Jul2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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28 Jul2019

Epilog Laser Training

1:30pm

Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.

Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST.

Non-Members of North Forge…

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30 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,…

READ MORE
30 Jul2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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04 Aug2019

MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding

11:00am

This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding “MIG” welder in a friendly, safe, and all inclusive environment. New…

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06 Aug2019

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,…

READ MORE
06 Aug2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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11 Aug2019

Epilog Laser Training

1:30pm

Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.

Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST.

Non-Members of North Forge…

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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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03 Jan2019

Ex-civil servant takes helm at North Forge

News,

Innovation firm appoints former government bureaucrat as interim president

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02 Jan2019

North Forge names Teresa Dukes as General Manager and Interim President

Press Releases,

North Forge Technology Exchange is pleased to announce that Teresa Dukes is joining the company as General Manager and Interim President in early January 2019.

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16 Nov2018

Jeff Ryzner – One Of The Most Sought-After Mentors in Winnipeg

News,

As the president of North Forge Technology Exchange, Jeff is one of the most sought-after mentors in Winnipeg for young entrepreneurs and early-stage ventures.

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22 Oct2018

North Forge acknowledged with national Startup Canada Award

News,

North Forge Technology Exchange has received the Startup Canada Community of the Year Award from Startup Canada, Canada’s entrepreneurship organization.

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19 Sep2018

UKKO Robotics Launches Autonomous Poultry Tractors as Part of the Company's Rova Series

Press Releases,

North Forge Technology Exchange will be hosting an exclusive tech launch for Ukkö Robotics as they release the first ever autonomous poultry tractor – Rova.

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25 Jul2018

New Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurial Scholarships Announced for North Forge Fab-Lab

Press Releases,

Winnipeg, July 25, 2018 – North Forge Technology Exchange, in partnership with the Indigenous Business Development Services (IBDS), is happy to announce two new scholarships designed to support entrepreneurial…

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25 May2018

NORTH FORGE’S ANNUAL RAMP UP WEEKEND BEGINS ITS 2ND DECADE OF IDEA-TO-STARTUP COMPETITION

Press Releases,

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018 –​ Entrepreneurship in Manitoba is thriving, and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new budding business may be closer than you think! After a decade of presenting new ideas, and seeing…

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08 Jan2018

Minister pledges funds for clean tech in Manitoba

News,

Federal Industry Minister Navdeep Bains is in Winnipeg this week to, among other things, financially backstop a number of Manitoba economic development organizations to help them develop the western Canadian clean technology sector.

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21 Nov2017

North Forge tackles kids' literacy

News,

Company offers funding, support to help develop innovative programs

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10 Nov2017

CALL FOR IDEAS AIMS AT IMPROVING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN MANITOBA

News,

North Forge Technology Exchange and the Province of Manitoba want residents and innovators to pitch ideas on how to improve early childhood education in the province. North Forge president Jeff Ryzner made the announcement at Winnipeg’s Millennium…

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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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Bit Space Making New Realities Virtually Impossible

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Konex Takes Their Cable System to New Heights Around the World

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ASKJA Gaining Solid Footing Protecting Feet of Hockey Elite

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Brows By G Founders Takes the Brow Game to New Heights

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Ramp Up: Fresh Ideas – An Experience You Won’t Want To Miss

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Bell Let’s Talk Day is Changing the Way Canadians View Mental Health

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The Met Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurship Gives Students a Head Start on Startups

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Barkman Concrete Utilizes Fabrication Lab for Prototypes

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Bow & Arrow Furniture Company

Bow & Arrow Furniture Company Open’s New Storefront in Wolseley

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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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