Manitoba - Growth, Enterprise & Trade

Manitoba is home to a thriving life sciences industry, with internationally-recognized centres of excellence in diverse areas such as

  • Infectious diseases
  • Functional foods and nutraceuticals
  • Medical devices
  • Composite materials
  • Bioenergy and energy alternatives.

Manitoba Innovation Energy and Mines (IEM), through the Science, Innovation and Business Development Division (SIBD), aims to promote and enhance a climate of research, innovation, and technology development for our life science industry — to spur economic development for the benefit of all Manitobans.

As part of this mandate, SIBD works with local, national and international life science communities and businesses to

  • Develop public policy initiatives in support of research, innovation, and technology development
  • Build and strengthen Manitoba's position as an international centre of excellence for research and innovation
  • Support and encourage growth and investment in Manitoba's life sciences industry and other knowledge-based sectors
  • Facilitate national and international partnerships with jurisdictions and organizations in key research and life science industry sectors 

Contact Info

1010 - 259 Portage Avenue Winnipeg R3B 3P4 MB Canada
P: 1 204 945 0975
F: 1 204 945 3977