The federal government is investing $50,000 in a Winnipeg company to help with their applied genetics and plant breeding research.
Winnipeg South MP Rod Bruinooge made the announcement at Haplotech’s office on the University of Manitoba campus on Tuesday.
Haplotech was established in February of 2009, and is a technical service business focused on applied genetics and plant breeding research. The company specializes in doubled haploid production, trait integration, projects, and project management.
The funding comes from the federal government’s National Research Council Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).