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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

What's Happening

EVENTS

23 Oct2019

North Forge Viewing Party - Startup Canada Awards

Smartpark Innovation Hub

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15 Nov2019

Forge '19

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TRAINING/OPEN HOUSE

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

North Forge Mentor Profile: Christian Dandeneau

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Matt Schaubroeck to Attend Falling Walls Lab in Berlin

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MET Students at Fabrication Lab

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North Forge Announces 2019/20 Indigenous Youth Scholarship Recipients

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Startup Spotlight: TRAINFO

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North Forge Grow Bootcamp – Taking Startups to the Next Level

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Fabrication Lab Is Now SAFE Work Certified

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North Forge Giveaway: 3 Months Free Social Media Marketing Services

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The Government of Canada Contributes to Inclusive Economic Growth in Manitoba

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Startup Spotlight: PolySense Solutions

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North Forge Indigenous Scholarship Recipient Excels in Fabrication Lab

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It Takes a Village

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COMMUNITY AND JOB BOARD

23 Oct2019

Business Information for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

October 23, 2019

World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Indigenous Business Development Services are proud to present services and resources available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Manitoba. The seminar will focus on business start-up information, legal considerations and taxation rules for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/23/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/business-information-for-indigenous-entrepreneurs-3/
24 Oct2019

Panel: Business Services and Resources for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities or Health Conditions

October 24, 2019

Interested in starting your own business? World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program are proud to present a panel of experts that will guide you through the resources and programs available to assist you in starting your own business in Manitoba.

JOBS

24 Oct2019

Panel: Business Services and Resources for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities or Health Conditions

October 24, 2019

Interested in starting your own business? World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program are proud to present a panel of experts that will guide you through the resources and programs available to assist you in starting your own business in Manitoba.

OPPORTUNITIES

23 Oct2019

Business Information for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

October 23, 2019

World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Indigenous Business Development Services are proud to present services and resources available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Manitoba. The seminar will focus on business start-up information, legal considerations and taxation rules for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/23/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/business-information-for-indigenous-entrepreneurs-3/
24 Oct2019

Panel: Business Services and Resources for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities or Health Conditions

October 24, 2019

Interested in starting your own business? World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program are proud to present a panel of experts that will guide you through the resources and programs available to assist you in starting your own business in Manitoba.

EVENTS

23 Oct2019

Business Information for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

October 23, 2019

World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Indigenous Business Development Services are proud to present services and resources available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Manitoba. The seminar will focus on business start-up information, legal considerations and taxation rules for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/23/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/business-information-for-indigenous-entrepreneurs-3/
31 Oct2019

Extend Your Reach With Twitter

October 31, 2019

In this seminar, participants will learn how to utilize native tools within the Twitter app as well as a selection of third party tools to help them identify new prospects and extend their reach beyond a standard Twitter user.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/31/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/extend-your-reach-with-twitter/

OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE

The need for innovation is everywhere. Every day we experience old systems, aging technology and traditional ways of thinking that hold us back from improving. There has to be a better way.

Our province has big challenges ahead and rather than expecting someone else to solve everything for us, North Forge has stepped up to help Manitoba do what we do best: Innovate. Through our Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge, we are putting the brilliant and diverse minds of our entire province to work on some our biggest issues.

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EVERY TUESDAY IS OPEN HOUSE

Take a tour and discover how Manitoba entrepreneurs are starting businesses using resources from the Fabrication Lab. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other processes that can transform wood, plastic, steel, glass, fabric and more, into prototypes. Learn how you can transform your idea into a real product or business. Experienced members will be on hand to help you understand the equipment and explain what North Forge Fabrication Lab is all about. Every Tuesday night 6 pm 3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street.

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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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