McMaster Innovation Park

Hamilton, Ontario
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McMaster Innovation Park

A focal point for innovation, creativity, learning and research excellence aligned with the research strengths of McMaster University.

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) offers collaborative space for researchers and entrepreneurs alike to co-locate, connect and commercialize. It is a place to transform ideas from vision to commercial opportunity. The MIP facilitates and accelerates innovation, the transfer of knowledge, and the commercialization of research. It encourages collaboration amongst private sector, government, hospital, and research partners. With an award-winning design, the park offers state-of-the-art laboratory space and office, built according to the LEEDS requirements.

  • Located within two kilometers of McMaster University.
  • With strong ties to University, the park offers tenants access to top researchers and business leaders and new commercialized concepts from some of the best new minds out of the university.
  • Home to the CANMET-MTL, Canada’s largest research centre specializing in metals and materials fabrication, processing and evaluation.
  • Houses the McMaster Automotive Resource Center, an 80,000-square-foot university lab where hundreds of researchers, students and industry professionals work to resolve serious issues facing the automotive industry and design the future of human transportation.
  • Modern meeting and conference facilities as well as a fitness centre are on site.

Park Information

  • Number of Companies
    40
  • Total Square Feet
    536,000
  • Number of Buildings
    3
  • Land Currently Available
    26 acres
  • Affiliated Universities
    McMaster University
  • Year Established
    2005
  • Number of Employees
    450
  • Technology Sector Focus
    health & life services, advanced manufacturing