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Information and Communication Technology in Hamilton

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.

2000%
2000% increase in the number of information and communication technology (ICT) and digital media hires in Hamilton in recent years.
234%
Highly skilled workforce in computer science and technology, evidenced by a 234% increase in enrollment for McMaster University computer science programs.

HAMILTON IS HOME TO WORLD-CLASS COMPANIES

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Information and communication technology in Hamilton is driven by a highly trained and educated workforce coupled with industry and academic support for research and innovation.

Hamilton tech companies succeed by partnering and serving other major industries and educators. For example, the Interactive Digital Centre at Mohawk College was created in collaboration with EON Reality to form a hub for training and research for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR).

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

“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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