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Manitoba Protein Research Strategy a blueprint for province’s protein industry

March 3, 2022 — 

Manitoba took another major step toward becoming a global leader in sustainable protein production with the release of the Manitoba Protein Research Strategy, a comprehensive research plan that will form the blueprint for the province’s ultimate success in this burgeoning market segment.

The province released the Manitoba Protein Advantage in 2019 to grow the plant and animal protein industry, create new value for producers and processors through innovation and value chain collaboration and attract new investment of $1.5 billion and 1,550 jobs by 2025. 

The Manitoba and federal governments invested up to $100,000 in a research project led by Dr. James House, a professor at the University of Manitoba, who, along with a provincial consortium established in 2020, was tasked with creating the protein research strategy.

Learn more about the research project priorities and recommendations identified through the Manitoba Protein Research Strategy.

 

Upcoming!

2022  Manitoba Sustainable Protein Research Symposium
June 7-9, 2022

Join us at the 2nd annual Manitoba Sustainable Protein Research Symposium hosted by the University of Manitoba, Manitoba Agriculture and the Manitoba Industry-Academia Partnership. Featured speakers include Dr. Nathan Pelletier from the University of British Columbia, Dr. Mario Tenuta from the University of Manitoba, and Dr. Cristina Rosell from the University of Manitoba, who will present their research covering the various dimensions of sustainability, from a health, environment, economic, and sociocultural perspective. We will also hear short presentations by researchers and students from various academic and research institutions in Canada.

The final day of the symposium will feature AIMday™ Circular Economy, where research experts will tackle questions submitted by industry through an exchange of knowledge and ideas focused on finding novel pathways to solutions.

Register to get your free admission to the virtual 2022 Manitoba Sustainable Protein Research Symposium. 

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