Welcome to Brampton’s Innovation District.
Brampton is building an innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem – and it’s all happening in the heart of Downtown Brampton. Steps away from the Brampton GO Station on the Innovation Corridor (Kitchener/Waterloo-Toronto), the Innovation District includes:
Join the BramptonCitySlack to connect with 1200+ members from Brampton and beyond who are professionals, startup founders, business mentors, and other stakeholders helping create an online community supporting startups and their needs.Innovation District Profile PDF
Innovation District Partners
Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst
Helping Canadians and Canadian companies seize the opportunities and tackle the challenges of cybersecurity, collaborating with industry, governments and academic partners. This not-for-profit organization is owned and operated by Ryerson University and offers training and certification, support for cyber scale-ups, applied R&D and more.
Downtown Brampton BIA
The Downtown Brampton BIA promotes the commercial area as a vibrant business and shopping district. Through the use of promotional activities such as special events, advertising, and beautification programs, we aim to keep the area foremost in the public’s mind as an attractive, pleasant place to shop, to be entertained, to work, and to live.
Brampton Board of Trade
The Brampton Board of Trade is an advocate for the business community for provincial and federal innovation policy. It hosts Brampton’s Innovation Network for its manufacturing members and recognizes Brampton’s most innovative companies at its annual Excellence Awards celebration. The Brampton Board of Trade is a founding member of Canada’s Innovation Corridor Business Council
Sheridan College’s innovation gateway connects entrepreneurs and changemakers to innovation supports throughout Sheridan and provides direct access to the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) and Entrepreneurship Discovery and Growth Engine (EDGE) Hub at Brampton’s Davis Campus.
The Founder Institute (FI) is a global accelerator firm providing support to high-potential, early-stage companies. FI provides support to companies through specialized programming, training courses, access to funding and introductions to a world-class mentor network. FI has graduated over 4,300 companies that have raised in excess of $950M, and has helped create approximately 25,000 jobs globally.