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Learn about Halton's diverse and thriving information and technology sector.

General information

Halton Region is located in the centre of the largest technology hub in Canada – the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor. In fact, the technology cluster surrounding Halton is the 3rd largest in North America.

The diversity of the technology sector and its penetration across a range of industries – from manufacturing to medical – has meant exponential growth in technology firms and a growing cluster in Halton, where they have access to a large pool of talent and research support.

Halton's Technology Clusters

In today’s economy, the incorporation of technology is a critical component across nearly all industry sectors – so much so, that it is difficult to tally “technology” firms or their employment impact.

Halton has a range of thriving technology clusters, including:

  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Digital media and creative firms
  • Medical technologies (medtech)
  • Clean technologies (cleantech)
  • Financial technologies (fintech and e-commerce)
  • Food Science and Technology

Technology and creative Cluster support links

From Halton, these companies can attract the right talent and tap into support from surrounding programs and institutions.

Technology & Creative Cluster Supports

Halton's ICT businesses benefit from both regional and provincial associations and programs.

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