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Information and Communication Technology in Hamilton, ontario

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

A highly educated workforce supports Hamilton’s information and communication technology and digital media companies.

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Hamilton, Ontario, was ranked No. 2 in North America by CBRE for tech opportunities.
64.8%The growth rate of tech talent between 2012 and 2017, making Hamilton the fastest growing mid-sized Canadian city for tech.

HAMILTON IS HOME TO WORLD-CLASS COMPANIES

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  • Home to a 10,000 sq. ft. innovation and accelerator space at McMaster Innovation Park
  • 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
A workspace at the Interactive Digital Centre at Mohawk College

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)
The outside of a building at McMaster University.

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 tech employment growth percentage increase between 2012 and 2017 in Canada – including a 135.3 per cent increase in software developers and programmers

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

Asmaa Al-Hashimi,
Information and Communication Technology Lead, City of Hamilton

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For the full picture, contact the City of Hamilton’s Information and Communication Technology Lead, Asmaa Al-Hashimi

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