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This article appeared on thespec.com by Jon Wells. To view the original post click here. Bartering is the oldest form of commerce, but the time has never seemed more ripe for it with businesses paralyzed by COVID-19. No one is more aware of the situation than John Porter, whose career as a barter commerce entrepreneur goes […]

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Apr 6, 2020 AQ’s Blog & Grill “Innovation Factory Accelerates Success” – who doesn’t want that!? Incubators and accelerators, like Hamilton’s Innovation Factory, are the not so hidden gem that entrepreneurs need to know. In this week’s episode on AQ’s Blog & Grill, David Carter and Alan Quarry discuss the difference between an accelerator and […]

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Innovation Factory’s Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) provides services to commercialize technologies for the connected and autonomous vehicle industry. To apply to CITM please complete our application form. A majority of consumers have a positive attitude toward self-driving cars, and are awaiting their introduction with “anticipation,” a survey by the consulting group Capgemini […]

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  Join Innovation Factory as we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) November 13-17, 2017. We have many amazing events planned to celebrate entrepreneurs and small business owners in Hamilton. You’re sure to find something that sparks your interest!   ‍ Innovation Factory Events   Tuesday, November 14: Accelerating Success for Women Entrepreneurs @ Innovation Factory […]

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The City of Hamilton is throwing its hat into the “Amazon” ring, to be considered for their new, second corporate headquarters dubbed Amazon HQ2. In a unanimous Council vote, the City confirmed that we have the people, the infrastructure, the talent and the resolve to host HQ2. “This represents a significant opportunity that our team […]

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On May 31 and June 1, key players in Hamilton came together to pitch our great city to Toronto. Hamilton Economic Development, The City of Hamilton, and dozens of other organizations presented the “Hamilton Consulate”: a showcase of the city’s technological innovation, fashion, real estate opportunities, and arts scene. The goal was to talk about […]

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The City of Hamilton has announced a partnership with McMaster University, Mohawk College and Redeemer University College to launch CityLAB, an innovation hub where students, city staff and community stakeholders will co-create solutions that support the city’s strategic priorities. Following on a worldwide movement to create more meaningful learning experiences to engage young people, CityLAB […]

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Hamilton Health Sciences and IBM are seeking proposals for exciting, innovative new projects aimed at improving the delivery of health care in our community and beyond. The innovation exchange will focus on six key domains that are complementary to the Hospital Information System. The opportunity is to develop Ontario-based solutions, addressing challenges that impact patient experience, optimal […]

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  Although we celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation regularly here at Innovation Factory, we’re excited to see a number of noteworthy events that will be taking place around this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW, #GEW2015) – the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. GEW is from November 16-22 this year, and it’s geared at inspiring people around […]

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News we always love to hear at Innovation Factory is that of our clients and community partners hiring! With fall approaching, we’re seeing lots of new job postings springing up and are excited to share some of them with you here:    Interaction Designer (Web), User Experience   Front-End Developer Back-End Developer   Marketing Assistant […]

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