MANITOBA IS NOT ONLY THE CENTRE OF CANADIAN CROP PRODUCTION BUT IS THE CENTRE FOR
AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (ag biotech) innovation. Researchers and industry are contributing to
the advancement of crop productivity production enhancement and improving food security at global level.
The Manitoba ag biotech sector revenues were 5.36 billion in 2021 with over 360 companies currently here. Agritech or Ag biotech is the fastest growing industry in Manitoba and it is projected to have over 700 new jobs in the next 3 years and currently employs 8500 people, researchers and scientists.
As an industry association, the Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) is an ardent advocate for ag biotech. Since it’s inception, BAM has been a trusted resource and connector focusing on enabling the success of our members in the areas of plant genomics, precision agriculture, health treatments for animals, and health food and ingredients. These sectors offer new business opportunities that enable our entrepreneurs to think about creating disruptive businesses and new innovative technologies.
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