• The Growth Series: Hyivy Health
    The Growth Series: Hyivy Health
    Have you ever stopped yourself from pursuing something new because you felt you lacked know-how or experience? Then take a listen to our latest podcast as Rachel Bartholomew, CEO and Founder of Hyivy Health shares her medical device commercialization journey.
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  • Grow Your Business with Academy at Innovation Factory
    Grow Your Business with Academy at Innovation Factory
    Leveraging our ecosystem of experts, Academy provides growing businesses with on-demand resources, knowledge and training across a variety of relevant topics.
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  • SOPHIE Commercialization Projects
    SOPHIE Commercialization Projects
    Access up to $100,000 in matching funds to work on a collaborative commercialization project with a world-class research hospital or academic institution in Hamilton’s health ecosystem.
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  • Are You Trying to Grow your Business?  Let us Help!
    Are You Trying to Grow your Business? Let us Help!
    Whether you have a startup, an existing small-medium sized business, or the seeds of an innovative idea, we can help!
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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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    Our expert network of mentors provides coaching to help take your business to the next level.
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Innovation Factory

Your Catalyst for Tech Innovation.  Access the business services, training, mentorship and strategic connections you need, when you need them to help bring your disruptive technologies to market.

Funding Your Startup with BDO

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December 7

BDC Office Hours


December 8

Planning for CRM Success

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December 13

From Innovator to Enabler, MedStack sees Traction with its Digital Health Platform

Healthcare is important and we all depend on it. Governments want an efficient system that operates [..]

McMaster-led startup in Hamilton works to reduce hospital delays with new app

Original Article by Anthony Urciuoli, insauga.com, November 22, 2022 A master’s grad from Hamilton [..]

How electrifying transportation could surge Ontario’s economy

Original Article by Stefan Palios, betakit.com, November 22, 2022 For generations, Ontario has been [..]