Resources and opportunities to help you scale your business

As an ambitious entrepreneur, you’re constantly seeking knowledge and tools to propel your business forward. We’re here to help. We’ve curated a comprehensive library of resources, programs, tools, and expertise, specifically designed to meet your needs. From go-to-market strategies to expert insights on commercialization, and more. Scroll through our portfolio of resources necessary to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

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OwnershIP provides education, workshops, and resources necessary to better understand and develop your own IP strategies as a Canadian business.
Academy offers an online library of business courses and content from iF's ecosystem of experts and mentors.
CITM provides specialized commercialization support to electrified, connected and autonomous vehicle and infrastructure innovations.
Innovation Challenge provides connected and electrified transportation innovators with access to funding, tech talent, resources, and game-changing opportunities.
Runway supports immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build a business in Canada, helping them receive permanent residence.
Femtech Canada connects Canadian femtech companies with resources and business networks.
LiONS LAIR pitch competition provides entrepreneurs with resources and training to help them build successful business ventures and a chance to win big prizes.
Founders Fast Track program provides start-ups with essential tools, resources, and skills to embark on a first fundraise.
Synapse Life Science Consortium is a strategic broker, facilitating connections to expertise, facilities and resources for life science companies.
SOPHIE provides funding and access to strategic connections within the Hamilton life science ecosystem - access up to $100,000 in grant funding.
HEALTHI provides support to prepare for a commercialization project or clinical trial.
I.d.e.a. Fund supports inclusion, diversity, environment and accelerating innovation for start-up and scaling companies.
Celebrate BIG ideas that make a bigger impact at The Big DiF, Innovation Factory’s annual open house and client showcase. Join 250+ people from the Hamilton-Halton community to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation.

Join Innovation Factory's Annual Open House - The Big DiF!

Network with 250+ industry professionals, discover emerging solutions from our innovators, and celebrate entrepreneurship within the Hamilton-Halton ecosystem.

May 9, 2024 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm | Hamilton, Ontario