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Made-at-Mac Solutions

McMaster is one of the world’s top universities for global and industry impact. Our founders are deeply embedded in industry, health care and the community which means Made-at-Mac ventures solve real-world problems.


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Companies created


Funds raised by McMaster companies


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Our ecosystem

McMaster's entrepreneurial ecosystem thrives on world-class research programs and a problem-based learning culture that empowers our entrepreneurs to focus on impactful solutions for people and the planet.

McMaster’s innovation ecosystem is powered by our affiliation with two of Canada’s leading research hospitals.

Our startups

From finding better ways to detect cancer to manufacturing the next smart car and creating technologies for a more inclusive society, McMaster innovators are focused on finding solutions that matter to people and the planet.


Afynia Laboratories is a biotech company advancing blood-testing technology that can be used for at-home screening of endometriosis.


HARvEST Systems is a sustainable technology company supporting the decarbonization of the restaurant industry with a carbon-free hot water heating system.

Jetson Infinity

Jetson Infinity is a future-driven company that offers an immersive and interactive learning environment for students and professionals learning to code, using portable robotic arms and an online app store to build their own creative solutions. 

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Why McMaster?

Global university rankings place McMaster in the top 60 in the world for promoting innovative, sustainable technologies and working to ensure prosperity for all. We are a research powerhouse, ranking second in Canada for research-intensity, and are recognized among the best in the country for student services.

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