CARIC Prairies held its first research forum at the University of Manitoba – Engineering Faculty on May 26, 2016.

This event was organized and hosted by Loren Hendrickson, Regional Director- Central for CARIC. As well, this event was supported by Manitoba Aerospace Inc. About 75 industry and academe were in attendance for this event which lasted the entire day.

Numerous presentations were heard at this event, including an update on the Manitoba Aerospace Technology Road Map, Factories of the Future, the Industrial Technology Benefits Program, the Industrial Assistance Program, Regional Collaboration Opportunities, and CARIC Project Proposal Updates.

Presentations were also heard from Magellan Aerospace, StandardAero and Boeing Canada. The audience was quite keen on updates regarding the Factories of the Future (FOTF) and how Manitoba Aerospace Inc.’s  Technology Road Map projects could be part of that program.

EnviroTREC participated in this Research Forum and congratulates all presenters, hosts and guests for their contribution to making this event a great success.