Building a Brighter Future Together

Across the globe, growing and healthy economies have strong education sectors – the alignment between the two is critical in enhancing the vitality of Manitoba. Manitoba Industry-Academia Partnership is focusing on potential opportunities for growth by enhancing the collaboration and alignment between industry, post-secondary institutions and other stakeholders.
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Stimulating Economic Growth

Through technology transfer and innovation
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Enhancing Alignment and Communication

Between industry and post-secondary
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Identify opportunities for post-secondary students

to experience work-integrated learning
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Accelerating Opportunities

For Indigenous students
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About the

MI-AP is an initiative funded by Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) to facilitate Industry-Academia collaboration for the economic, societal health, and vitality of Manitoba.

MI-AP will undertake a coordinated approach to: 

  • Enhancing alignment and communication between industry and post-secondary to increase work-integrated learning opportunities; 
  • Increasing industry awareness of the expertise, available technologies and research facilities at PSIs in Manitoba;
  • accelerating opportunities for Indigenous students to participate in the post-secondary sector and in the labour market. 

This partnership presents an emerging and significant opportunity to influence the development of initiatives over the next three years that relate to skills and talent and economic growth.

Working Together

University of Manitoba
The University of Winnipeg
Business Council of Manitoba