about Innovation factory
Innovation Factory (iF) is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre funded by the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and located in Hamilton, Ontario since 2011.
iF ignites innovation. Through workshops, programming, one-on-one mentoring and aiding with access to funding, we help startups commercialize their ideas and small/medium enterprises innovate within their organizations. Whether you have an idea on the back of a napkin or a working product with paying customers, we can help get you to the next level.
Our mission is to strengthen Greater Hamilton’s next generation of job and wealth creation by helping:
- Entrepreneurs bring new ideas to life and to market
- Small/Medium Enterprises (SMEs) get to the next level
- Hamilton build a dynamic culture and a community of innovation
Innovation can happen anywhere. Our goal is to make it work everywhere. We work to elevate key industry sectors including: advanced manufacturing, clean tech, information technology, life sciences & health care, social innovation and more.