The Digital and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is strong in Hamilton and Niagara with many small and medium enterprises- attracting digital media, gaming and entertainment companies as a result of the varied courses at nearby universities and colleges.

Both communities have a wealth of assets to help drive the development of our Information and Communications Technology (ICT) & Digital Media cluster.  Innovation Factory (iF) and Innovate Niagara (IN) possess a network of strategic business resources to help ICT companies in Hamilton. From executive resources, to a network of volunteer mentors, community partners, iF and IN both offer services and events to help Information and Communications Technology and Digital Media companies thrive.

With more than 21 universities and colleges surrounding Hamilton and Niagara, the region has the top talent and world class academic institutions to propel the digital sector forward. With a focus on digital technology and advanced information technology programs, the region is well positioned to take this lead in this highly competitive sector. With innovative programs tailored to the emerging needs of this fact paced industry, Hamilton/Niagara draws talent from all academic disciplines. From research to development to final commercialization, business benefits from selecting Hamilton as its headquarters.