Hamilton is Canada’s leading health research and educational cluster; a launchpad for innovative life science research and commercialization. At the nexus of Ontario’s dynamic $52 billion health care industry, Hamilton possesses an unmatched network of research-intensive hospitals, leading academic institutions, globally recognized researchers and clinicians and private-sector companies; more than 35,000 professionals work together to develop and deploy health innovations that are changing lives around the world. Hamilton’s life science ecosystem is a launchpad for innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring their ideas from the lab bench into the market.
Hamilton is anchored by the Canadian HQ of global medical device company (Stryker) and the 2nd largest biotech raise in Canadian history (Fusion Pharmaceutical). We are home to the most comprehensive hospital network in Ontario and one of Canada’s leading research hospitals (Hamilton Health Sciences) and Canada’s most research-intensive academic institution and the home of evidence-based medicine (McMaster University).