Markham Drives Innovation and Talent

Markham is York Region’s innovation hub and a key player in Ontario’s Innovation Corridor. Our vital and dynamic innovation networks include:

The IBM Innovation Space-Markham Convergence Centre is a 50,000 square foot innovation hub located in Markham. Managed by ventureLAB, the region’s technology accelerator, the hub is home to over 45 tech companies and nearly 300 employees who are building transformative, impactful products and solutions. Resident organizations include ventureLAB, York University, Seneca College, Markham Small Business Centre, Markham Board of Trade, National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program, Ontario Centres of Excellence, York Angel Investors, TechConnex, and over 40 tech start-ups and scale-ups.

Bring your ideas. Share your dreams. Create new business ventures with the capacity to go global. Learn more about each organization by clicking below. 


In addition, we are home to YSpace, York University's accelerator and co-working space.


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