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What We Do

The Innovation Factory ignites innovation. Through seminars, events, peer to peer groups, and 1-1 mentoring we help Start-ups commercialize their ideas and Small/Medium Enterprises innovate within their organization. Whether you have an idea on the back on a napkin, or a working product with paying customers we can help get you to the next level.
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  • Connect you with investors


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The Forge

The Forge is a new campus-linked accelerator for startups, in partnership with McMaster & iF.

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