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Bioscience Association Manitoba, Cerebra Health, Kane Biotech Inc. and Manitoba Technology Accelerator Receive Funding From Western Economic Diversification Canada
Growing Manitoba’s diverse economy is crucial to building a stronger western Canada. That is why the Government of Canada is investing over $5.9 million in four projects in Manitoba to support future growth opportunities in the life sciences sector.
Having acquired Provincial Sleep Group and Provincial Home Oxygen Inc. in December 2018, RANA has launched the three companies under a new brand - Careica Health.
The investment will begin with an initial $7-million investment to establish the CAN Health Network - a network that will connect companies with healthcare organizations.
The Hon. Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, on behalf of the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced an investment of up to $30 million in the Canadian Food Innovators Network (CFIN)
The Protein Highway brings together participants with a shared commitment to increasing cross-border and regional collaboration.
In 2018, BAM conducted a study of the bioscience industry in Manitoba. We took care to measure all aspects of the industry in order to evaluate growth and contribution to the local economy. These are our results.
Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) is currently seeking nominations for vacancies on their board of directors. Appointments will begin at the Bioscience Association Manitoba’s 2019 Annual General Meeting.
Protein Industries Canada, a pan-prairie initiative, passed a major milestone with the selection of its first project, designed to focus on advancements in technologies to improve oil and protein ingredient values in canola and hemp.
The Honourable Minister Jim Carr met with the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg and business leaders in Manitoba to discuss ways to deepen bilateral trade, promote academic exchange and strengthen Canada-Israel relationship.
CALL FOR PROPOSAL: The Manitoba Aging, Rehabilitation, and Technology Institute (MARTI) + Riverview Health Centre (RHC)
A total of $18,000 is being allocated to support a few demonstration projects. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis and should incorporate an emphasis on the training of highly qualified personnel. Click the headline to read more.
The Government of Canada unveiled the next chapter of Grow West: The Western Canada Growth Strategy — a strategy to grow the western economy through four interconnected pillars: Diversification, Trade, Skills and Communities.
The Manitoba government has provided more than $5.5 million to support nearly 800 community organizations, municipalities and provincial parks that are delivering Green Team projects during the summer of 2019.
The Manitoba government is investing $24 million over four years to help sector councils provide workforce training and develop human resource services, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today.
The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) will receive $2,451,167 to work in partnership with Enterprise Machine Intelligence and Learning Initiative (EMILI) to promote machine learning and grow the digital agriculture industry in Manitoba.
A national labour market report highlights labour trends in the expandingly diverse biotech sector that now also includes medical cannabis, digital health and artificial intelligence, and sustainable development.
The Manitoba government is taking an important step to advance northern economic development and position the region for long-term success, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.
Genome360 is an initiative started by Genome Prairie and its funding partners to build a hub for genomics and phenomics capabilities in Manitoba.
Botanist Organic Growers Corp. has announced its purchase of Pineland Forest Nursery from the Province of Manitoba, which the company will convert this spring to become the largest indoor organic hemp cannabidiol (CBD) producer in the world.
Cubresa is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Worldwide Technology (S.H.) Co., Ltd. (WAD), a Shanghai-based distributor who specializes in the sale of life sciences-related equipment in China
Government of Canada invests over $50 million to help the agricultural sector address emerging challenges and opportunities
On February 12, 2019, while celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced the new Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP), an investment of $50.3 million over five years.