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This article appeared on globalnews.ca by Don Mitchell. To read the original post click here. To watch the news spotlight featuring Innovation Factory click here.   A Hamilton, Ont. non-profit that mentors local entrepreneurs believes it’s found a way to keep camaraderie amongst office staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the use of a unique virtual 3D office. […]

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With more Canadians wanting to work from home even after the pandemic, CityNews Toronto’s Erica Natividad shows you how one Hamilton company has adopted a different way of doing it – allowing employees to interact in a virtual office while working remotely. To watch the news spotlight featuring Innovation Factory click here.

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Online team suite will support all training and coaching for 2020 LiONS LAIR pitch competition finalists Hamilton, Ont., April 28, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is forcing all kinds of enterprises to rethink how they do business, and Hamilton’s Innovation Factory is embracing the new reality with cutting-edge virtual reality technology that takes remote working, […]

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This article appeared on softwarehamilton.com by Rodney Barnes. To read the original post click here. Several initiatives from tech organizations across the city have sprung up in response to the global pandemic. Here are the ones we know about: Maker Militia is an Innovation Factory project that connects makers – software developers, designers, people with 3D printers or […]

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Bisep Inc. is the competition’s big winner Hamilton, ON – On March 25, Hamilton’s thriving life science ecosystem gathered for the first time, virtually, for Innovation Factory’s seventh annual Synapse Competition, Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition. This years’ top three finalists, Bisep Inc., Hyivy Health and PROVA Innovations each delivered their pitch to the […]

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Over 900 hackers put their skills to work solving real-world problems at DeltaHacks VI A “smart” way to call for emergency services by using hand signals instead of a smartphone won this year’s Hackathon for change challenge sponsored by Innovation Factory’s Centre for Integrated Transportation & Mobility (CITM). Over 200 teams totalling more than 900 […]

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Future of Transportation and Mobility Series explores ‘Intelligent Infrastructure and Connected/Autonomous Vehicles’ in second annual conference Hamilton, Ont., Feb. 13, 2020 – Smart cities are needed to pave the road to a sustainable and prosperous future driven by connected and autonomous vehicles (C/AVs), according to thought leaders, technology innovators and policymakers who attended the “Intelligent […]

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HAMILTON – Nov. 6, 2019 – Innovation Factory, Hamilton’s business accelerator, debuted their future-ready collaborative hub.  Co-located with The Forge, a business incubator serving McMaster University and the Hamilton region, the space will serve as Hamilton’s one-stop shop for innovation by providing entrepreneurs a space to access mentorship, skill-building workshops, meeting rooms, office space, resources, […]

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New look, who this?   HAMILTON — July 31, 2019 — Innovation Factory is pleased to share our new logo and a fresh look across all our brands.  Our new identity, which includes programs such as the Accelerator for Women in Entrepreneurship, the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility, the Synapse Life Science Competition and LiONS […]

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By: Meghan Hellstern  |  Senior Projects Officer This is the second commentary in a series of three highlighting each of the community-led interventions that received grants as part of the Brookfield Institute’s Empowering Women Entrepreneurs project. Missed the first? Read it now. The following text is a lightly edited set of responses from Brigitte Huard, Program Manager […]

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