• 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.


    Canada-Ontario Export Forum

    The Canada-Ontario Export Forum (COEF) is a partnership of federal, provincial, municipal and non-pr [..]

    May 25

    Hamilton WordPress May Meetup: Women Working in WordPress

    Join the Hamilton WordPress Meetup to meet other WordPress users, developers, bloggers and more in a [..]

    May 25

    MaRS Entrepreneur’s Toolkit – Business Model Canvas, Session 1

    Starting Lean: Business Model Canvas  (2 sessions, 4 hours each) Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Works [..]

    May 26

    What's Up @ IF

    Innovation Celebrated at The Big DiF

    Last Thursday, May 11, Innovation Factory hosted our annual Open House and Client Showca [..]

    Hamilton launches CityLAB: an innovation hub for experiential learning

    The City of Hamilton has announced a partnership with McMaster University, Mohawk Colleg [..]

    iF Welcomes New Director of Operations

    We are excited to welcome our new Director of Operations, Karen Linseman-Brown! Karen mo [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    Client Spotlight: Enhanced Medical Nutrition

    Enhanced Medical Nutrition is a life sciences start-up focused on clinical nutri [..]