• $1.5 M

    IPG received in 2023-2024

  • $8.7 M

    Total IPG funds received since 2018

  • $1.6 M

    IPG funds received in 2024-2025

IPG Criteria & Reporting

2024-2025 IPG Distribution

UM received $1,551,003 in federal IPG support.

The following chart provides an overview of how UM proposes to allocate its funds under the priority areas.

Innovation &
Equity, Diversity &
Faculty Renewal
$250,000 $634,500 $187,867 $478,636


2024-2025 Performance Indicators and Target Outcomes

Project Title IPG Priority Area IPG Proposed Allocation Performance Objectives Performance Indicators Target Outcomes
Plant Science - Vernalization Cooler Room Renovations - Rms 008 A, B & C Facilities Renewal $395,000 • Conduct cold treatment studies in any crops (winter annual and perennial)
• Meet Health and Safety  requirements
• Infrastructure upgrades and controlled environment facilities • Complete renovations by March 2025
SOIL Lab renovations (Rm 302,304,306,308,337,357 Ellis Bldg) Facilities Renewal $189,500 • Meet accreditation standards for animal facilities
• Meet Environmental, Health and Safety requirements for facilities
• Full use of the laboratories for the intended purpose
the housing of new instruments
• The training of HQP (Graduate students, undergraduate research assistants, post-docs, and resreach technicians)
• The retention of our faculty members.
• Laboratories suitable for current research programs for early career researchers

•Complete renovations by March 2025
IdeaStart - Innovation and Knowledge Mobilization Platform Innovation and Commercialization $250,000 • Provide an easy, accessible platform for personalized and streamlined innovation to commercialization pathways
• A network of innovation hubs across campus
• Establishing an Indigenous, Rural and Northern Communities Innovation and commercialization hub/program together with PKMI L2M
• Service-to-industry, resulting in sustainable revenue generation.
• Economic growth, Partnerships and diversification in Manitoba and Western Canada
• # of start-ups
• # of new proof-of-concepts and prototypes for industry adoption
• Job creation opportunities through spin-offs
• Highly qualified personnel receiving technical expertise
• 5-10 start-ups per year
• Job creation (10-20 new opportunities per year through spin-offs).
• 10-15 new proof-of-concepts and prototypes with cutting edge technology available for industry adoption.
• 40-50 highly qualified personnel per year receiving technical expertise.

High Performance Computing Centre (HPPC) Cooling Upgrades Facilities Renewal $50,000 • Mitigate risks of HPCC facility shutdowns/outages for prolonged periods of time
• Reduce potential disruptions to the research
• Continued operation of HPCC during annual service maintenances Perform computationally and data-intensive research & data management with minimal disruptions
Major Projects Office - Post-Award Research Administration Equity, Diversity and Faculty Renewal $478,636 • Access to more opportunities to elevate research and innovations through global partnerships
• Establish a post-award team withing Major Projects Office
• Increased collaboration & networking to expand the reach of research
• Organized short-mid-long term planning
• # of submissions
• Established post-award team
• Successful grant applications
• Global recognition and collaborations
Research Administration System (RAS) Project Information Resources $187,867 Continued implemention of new software to automate the tracking grant applications, contracts, certificates and awards, more efficiently and electronically Phase 1 - Human Ethics FG • Resolutions and fixed programming bugs
Phase 2 - Grants and Contracts Phases 2 - 4:
• Complete reassessments of research community's needs and re-evaluated phases for next steps
Phase 3 - Animal Care
Phase 4 - Human Ethics Bannatyne
Regular status reports from Project Management Team

Public Acknowledgement, Objectives & Outcomes

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