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A Snapshot of Digital Media, Information and Communication Technology in Hamilton

Information and communication technology in Hamilton, as well as digital media companies, are supported by a highly educated workforce.

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CBRE ranked Hamilton, Ontario as number two for North American tech cities of opportunity.
64.8%Hamilton tech talent ranked fasted growing in Canadian mid-sized cities from 2012-2017, with a growth rate of 64.8%.

HAMILTON IS HOME TO WORLD-CLASS COMPANIES

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  • Home to 10,000 sq.ft innovation and accelerator space
  • Hamilton’s Regional Innovation Center Innovation Factory
  • Forge start-up incubator for McMaster University and Hamilton Region
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Community

  • Over 15 co-working spaces from urban exposed brick to business and research park locations
  • Software Hamilton, a networking and events organization bringing together the Hamilton technology and start-up community
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Industry Engagement

  • AVR Development Lab at Mohawk College was created in collaboration with EON Reality to form a hub for training and research for AR/VR (augmented and virtual reality)
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Talent

McMaster University and Mohawk College have seen a dramatic increase in the number of students studying computer sciences. Highly educated tech professionals are continuously added to the talent pool.

  • Hamilton has had the largest employment growth percentage increase between 2012-2017 than any other city. Including Toronto at 135.3% for Software Developers/programmers

“From animation, to SAS, to AI driven marketing tools, ICT/Digital is a big part of Hamilton’s economy.  And with the largest percentage of Hamilton’s population the millennial generation, there is a built in learned workforce ready to create, design, code and develop.”

Carolynn Reid,
Information and Communication Technology Lead, City of Hamilton

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