Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – Winnipeg, Manitoba. Today Research Manitoba announces a total investment of $649,186.12 (over two years) in research funding to support six new Innovation Proof-of-Concept (IPoC) Grants. Research Manitoba’s investment will support Manitoba-based projects in the areas of; Biosciences (3 projects), Information and Communications Technology (2 projects), and Advanced Manufacturing (1 project) and leverage $50,000.00 (over two years).
The IPoC Grant aims to strengthen Manitoba-based research innovation and development projects, by filling a funding gap in the Manitoba innovation ecosystem.
“Our government is proud to support the Innovation Proof-of-Concept (IPoC) Grants, which will assist entrepreneurs with the design of new products and create innovative solutions right here in Manitoba. These Manitoba-Based projects from the fields of Biosciences, Information and Communications Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing will help in the creation of new local job opportunities and future economic growth”, said Jeff Wharton, Minister of Economic Development. Investment and Trade.
To read the full press release, click HERE.
To learn more about the IPoC Grant Program, click HERE.