The Forge is a cooperative effort between McMaster University and the Innovation Factory (iF)to provide a business and innovation accelerator for the Hamilton community.

The goal of the Forge is to provide a dedicated space , programming and mentorship for start-ups ready to be accelerated from prototype stage to a repeatable sales model. As a member of the Forge you will have a work area specific to you and your team, in an open environment with up to ten other companies. Each cohort last 6 months.

The Forge is located at the McMaster Innovation Park. MIP has a variety of tenants including the Innovation Factory (iF), McMaster Industry Liason Office (MILO) and a variety of other tenants in the technology, manufacturing, social innovation and health sciences sectors.

If you would like to apply to be in the next cohort, please apply here.