• Igniting innovation
    Igniting innovation
    Innovation Factory helps entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed
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    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.


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    July 2

    How to Access Market Intelligence

    REGISTER HERE Interested in the latest industry trends? Curious about your North American market? Co [..]

    July 17

    RIC Centre Entrepreneur Workshop: Validating Your Business Model

    Register Now In this two-part workshop series, we follow Steve Blank’s methodology and introduce [..]

    July 18

    What's Up @ IF

    Driving Regional Innovation for Vehicles of the Future

    Driving Regional Innovation for Vehicles of the Future Six Sites Harness Talents and Res [..]


    LiON’S LAIR IS BACK! APPLY HERE! LiONʼS LAIR is an annual competition presented [..]

    Bruha Accepted into DMZ’s Playbook Program

    Awesome news from Hamilton’s local event promoters, Bruha! The startup announced t [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    Q+A with iF Client: Bruha

    Bruha is an event platform providing the tools and services to help organizer be [..]