Mississauga’s Innovation District Expands with Launch of University of Toronto’s SpinUp Incubator

Today, Mayor Bonnie Crombie joined the University of Toronto Mississauga’s (UTM) Vice-President and Principal, Alexandra Gillespie, at the BIO International Convention in Boston to announce the creation of SpinUp – the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area’s first venture incubator offering wet lab space. SpinUp will provide early-stage entrepreneurs and life science companies with affordable access […]

Innovation Thrives in Mississauga with Grand Opening of IDEA Square One – the City’s Anchor Entrepreneurship Hub

Today, Mayor Crombie and Councillors joined Mississauga’s Economic Development Office, in partnership with Oxford Realty Properties, to celebrate the grand opening of Mississauga’s new anchor innovation location – IDEA Square One Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub. Located in Square One Shopping Centre in downtown Mississauga, IDEA Square One is an important physical anchor for Mississauga’s broader […]

We Want To Hear From You! Help Bring Lakeview Innovation District to Life

The City of Mississauga is seeking input on an incentive program that will help transform a former industrial area along the waterfront into an innovation campus. The Lakeview Innovation District, part of the 177-acre Lakeview Village development, will become an employment hub where people can research, test and develop solutions in state-of-the-art offices, flex-offices and lab spaces. […]

You’re Invited: IDEA Square One Entrepreneurship Hub Grand Opening & Open House

Join us for the Official launch of IDEA Square One Innovation Hub! IDEA Square OneEntrepreneurship Hub is the home of IDEA Mississauga. Located Downtown inside the Square One Shopping Centre, IDEA Square One is a 4,300 square-foot facility for startups, scale-ups, corporate leaders, and investors to collaborate and grow together. Come experience Mississauga’s vibrant entrepreneurship […]

Supporting our Small Business Community during Small Business Month!

October is Small Business Month – a time to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions that Mississauga’s entrepreneurs and small businesses make to the local economy and to the fabric of our diverse city. As the City celebrates by offering webinars to help small businesses ramp up their online and social media presence, residents can join […]

My Main Street Program Aims To Provide Revitalization Support To Six Mississauga Communities

The City of Mississauga is pleased to announce that Clarkson, Cooksville, Malton, Port Credit, Streetsville and the Downtown Core will be participating in the Government of Canada’s My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program to help revitalize the main streets of these communities. The City of Mississauga will receive a total of $230,000 in a […]