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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

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

  • North Forge | North

    THE PAS

    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 – a hybrid incubator/accelerator and the innovation partner for the Province of Manitoba. We fuel Manitoba’s innovation economy providing entrepreneurs with award-winning mentors, rockstar subject matter experts, and a new four-stage Founders 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.

RESULTS

North Forge Technology Exchange by the numbers:

OVER

7,500

PROTOTYPES
CREATED IN
OUR LABS

WORKED
WITH OVER

200 COMPANIES

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 of North Forge Technology Exchange, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Marney Stapley

VICE PRESIDENT

Shelley Wilson

Comptroller

Whitney Moir

Program and Communications Manager
North Forge Interim Program and Communications Manager Krista Kowaluk Winnipeg Manitoba

Krista Kowaluk

Interim Program and Communications Manager
Teena Lee Marketing and Events Specialist Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

Teena Lee

Marketing and Events Specialist

Jeff Stobbe

Maintenance Manager

Emelia Nyarku

Operations Specialist
Gloria Thom Operations Specialist North Forge Winnipeg Canada

Gloria Thom

North Forge Angel Network Manager
Tim Gibson MBA Project Manager North Forge North

Tim Gibson

North Forge North Project Manager

Jerome Conaty

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Mike Simpson

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Rosalie Harms Entrepreneur-in-Residence Winnipeg

Rosalie Harms

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Peter Moreira Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Peter Moreira

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Rodrigo el Alvarenga Entrepreneur-in-Residence Winnipeg

Rodrigo de Alvarenga

Growth Coach
North Forge Growth Coach Joel Semeniuk

Joel Semeniuk

Growth Coach

Chris Johnson

Board Chair

Stuart Henrickson

Special Advisor to the Board

Dr. Digvir Jayas

Board Member

Priti Mehta-Shah

Board Member
Kerry Stevenson North Forge Board Member Winnipeg Canada

Kerry Stevenson

Board Member

Jerin Valel

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 Smartpark and Innovation Alley) and also exposure at an abundance of monthly community events.

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Supporters

North Forge Technology Exchange partners with PCL Construction Inc.

PCL Construction Inc.

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North Forge has partnered with 6P Marketing

6P Marketing

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Bell MTS

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

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Bit Space Development

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Princess Auto

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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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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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Western Economic Diversification Canada

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Government of Canada

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Fabbaloo

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Red River College

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Manitoba Government

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Partners

Lab2Market

Lab2Market

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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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Red Leaf Capital

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Futurpreneur Canada

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Permission Click

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