• Igniting innovation
    Igniting innovation
    Innovation Factory helps entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed
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  • One-on-one mentorship
    One-on-one mentorship
    Our expert network of mentors provides coaching to help take your business to the next level
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  • Dynamic programming & events
    Dynamic programming & events
    We host a range of events and workshops, and provide valuable programming for entrepreneurs at various stages of growth
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  • Innovation Factory

    iF ignites innovation. Through workshops, programming, 1-on-1 mentoring and aiding with access to funding, we help startups commercialize their ideas and small/medium enterprises innovate within their organizations.


    The Forge@Mac – The Startup Story of Chipsetter

    Join The Forge@Mac and the McMaster Departments of Engineering Physics, Electrical & Computer En [..]

    January 19

    Hacking Health Hamilton – eHealth is a Team Sport

      This month, McMaster’s Master of Science in eHealth program is hosting Hacking Health H [..]

    January 19

    Mastering the Art of Digital Marketing with Marie Wiese

      Buyer behaviour has changed and the digital world continues to be an evolving landscape. Even [..]

    January 20

    What's Up @ IF

    Brüha talks entrepreneurship in Hamilton with urbanicity

    iF client Brüha sat down with urbanicity to chat about their plans for the year ahead [..]

    Applications open for MaRS 3rd Annual HealthKick Competition

    On Wednesday, April 5, MaRS will be hosting the 3rd annual HealthKick Challenge. This e [..]

    Mariner Endosurgery completes first round of funding

    Our client Mariner Endosurgery announced today the recent completion of an investment ro [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    Client Spotlight – Grow A Seed

    Grow A Seed helps people take charge of their health and learn about their food [..]