Ethicon Endo-Surgery

Ethicon Endo-Surgery develops and markets advanced medical devices for minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, focusing on procedure enabling devices for the interventional diagnosis and treatment of conditions in general and bariatric surgery, as well as gastrointestinal health, gynaecology and surgical oncology. More information can be found at

MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

MDA’s Information Systems Group is one of Canada’s best known and highly regarded technology leaders. Since entering the space business more than four decades ago, the company has accomplished a number of pioneering technologies in space and here on Earth.


Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.


McMaster University Department of Surgery

Committed to integrating innovative clinical care, world-leading research and outstanding educational resources, the Department of Surgery aspires to continue to be a leading Department in academic surgery nationally and internationally.

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS)
The Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS), a McMaster University Centre located at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, was established in the fall of 1999. As a state-of-the-art multi disciplinary technological education and research centre, it was designed to increase the awareness and understanding, as well as support the research and development, of the specialized techniques of minimal access surgery and surgical innovation.

Hamilton Spectator

The Hamilton Spectator is one of Canada’s most historic and award-winning newspapers, with a daily circulation in excess of 100,000 and more than 400 employees. The Spectator- part of the Torstar group of media companies – also publishes a portfolio of related print and digital products including The Free Press, a weekly free distribution publication reaching more than 90,000 homes and, the dominant online local news site in Hamilton.


Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world. (Hologic website, July 2013)

At Hologic, the focus and concentration on breast cancer is unmatched. Hologic devotes a high percentage of its resources to the development and deployment of screening, diagnostic and therapeutic technologies to meet the challenges of this disease. (Hologic website)

Hologic offers a wide range of minimally invasive products for breast biopsy and biopsy site marking.

McMaster Innovation Park

McMaster plans to transform vacant brownfields and warehouses into a premiere research park, building on the University’s existing reputation as a research centre of excellence. The McMaster Innovation Park will house laboratory, office, teaching, training, and conference facilities, in support of research and development in a number of key industrial areas: advanced manufacturing and materials, nanotechnology, bio-technology, and other areas in which McMaster University has recognized research strengths. These facilities will accelerate the commercialization of research into new and marketable products and services, and create new companies that will provide high-paying, highly skilled jobs in Hamilton.

City of Hamilton, Economic Development

The Economic Development and Real Estate Division helps businesses interested in expanding an existing operation, developing a new location, relocating or redeveloping in Hamilton. A large amount of information and resources can be found on, which is home to the Division’s Business Development Section.

Canadian Digital Media Network

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), a federal Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research, is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in digital media (ICT + mobile) by creating and enabling connections and collaboration between entrepreneurs, companies, research institutes, government and intermediary organizations across the country. CDMN helps bring more digital media solutions to market to create more companies, jobs and wealth in Canada.

Torys LLP

Torys’ LLP is an international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York and Calgary, offering seamless cross-border services to clients on both sides of the U.S. – Canada border and globally. Torys serves clients in a range of areas for which it is recognized internationally, including in: mergers & acquisitions, corporate & capital markets, litigation & dispute resolution, competition & antitrust, project development and finance, intellectual property, private equity & venture capital, merchant banking etc.

Minogue Medical Inc.

Minogue Medical Inc. (“MMI”) is a healthcare organization specializing in the delivery of innovative medical technologies to hospitals and medical clinics. In addition MMI provides nutritional products for weight conscious patients and supplemental products to high performance athletes. MMI was founded in 1986 by Danny Minogue. Mr. Minogue has grown MMI into one of Canada’s leading distributors with offices in Toronto and Montreal and sales representation all across Canada.

Sheraton Hamilton Hotel

Experience a feeling of welcome unlike any other at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, where we’re currently unveiling a whole new look and feel. Located in the heart of downtown, our hotel is connected to Copps Coliseum, the Hamilton Convention Centre, and Hamilton Place. Explore our neighborhood, from the Art Gallery of Hamilton to the exciting Hess Village. The Standard Life office tower, as well as federal and provincial government offices, are within walking distance. Nestled between Toronto and Niagara Falls, we are a great location for your Southern Ontario explorations or your meetings and conventions.

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, as the voice of ethical enterprise, is committed to making the City of Hamilton and all of its communities a great place to live, work, play, visit and invest; by promoting private sector jobs and prosperity growth of individuals, organizations and businesses.