Runway by Innovation Factory Resource


The Runway Accelerator by Innovation Factory is a six-month comprehensive program that aims to assess, select, and support start-ups as they work through the Start-up Visa Program. 

Companies accepted into this program receive customized services and resources that help them set their business up for success in Canada, along with a Letter of Support.

These services and resources include, but are not limited to:

  • access to expert advisors for coaching and mentoring.
  • designated Innovation Advisor to assist in navigating our resources.
  • virtual webinars and workshops.
  • partner introductions and networking opportunities.
  • up to six months of office space an Innovation Factory office.

Our priority sectors are Life Sciences & Advanced Health, Smart & Sustainable Transportation, and any extraordinary innovations. If your business falls under these sectors, we’re counting on you to apply!

Bring your business to Canada

Runway by Innovation Factory


Quick Facts

  • Partnered with the Canadian government
  • Program duration is up to 6 months
  • Access to expert advisors for coaching and mentoring
  • Locate your business to Hamilton, Ontario
  • Letter of Support for immigration
  • 6 months of office space