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The Toronto Region is home to world-leading talent and companies in semiconductor and hardware engineering, as well as a broad base of manufacturers, providing a rich environment for collaboration and partnership.

Toronto Global can help you get here!

We’re dedicated to delivering innovative solutions tailored to your specific business needs, to set the stage for your success in the business and financial capital of Canada.

How We Help International Businesses Setup in Canada

Your success is our business. Since 2017, our elite team of business advisors have helped over 200 international companies set up their businesses in Canada through a simple, yet highly effective framework. Our team can:


tailored market information and industry business cases.


you to industry insiders for candid conversations on the ecosystem.


you on business grants and incentives applicable to your business.



introductions to sector experts and all three levels of government.


guidance on site selection.


a full review on the talent and market opportunities for your business.

Why Toronto Region is the right choice

  • Over 285,000 individuals work in tech-specific occupations across all businesses in the Toronto Region.
  • Toronto Region is the 3rd largest tech talent pool in North America.
  • Between 2015 to 2022, Toronto Region’s post-secondary institutions received over $69 million in funding for electronics-related research and development.
  • Our friendly immigration system allows companies to bring their experienced workers to add specialized talent to their workforce.

You're in good company:


IBM’s Canadian head office, located north of Toronto in the tech hub of Markham, York Region, hosts the company’s largest team of software engineers outside the U.S., with more than 2,000 employees.


Qualcomm has three offices in Canada, including two in Markham, York Region, with over 400 employees.


Intel recently set up a new engineering lab for graphics processing units (GPUs) in North York, just south of Markham, adding to its 400+ employees working on microprocessors and CPU-based IP.


AMD has deep roots in Markham, York Region, with a current workforce of more than 2,000. The team is uniquely specialized in Canada for its development of leading-edge semiconductors.


Swedish-based Veoneer is a worldwide leader in automotive technology with a major presence in Markham, York Region. Over 750 employees are based here.

Services include:

  • State-of-the-art Hardware Lab
  • Prototype testing
  • Product development support
  • Advisor matching
  • Market development
  • Innovation space
  • Best-in-class partners
  • Growth and fundraising
  • Professional development

ventureLABThe Hardware Catalyst Initiative

Canada’s only incubator of hardware and silicon-focused solutions, located in IBM Canada’s headquarters in Markham, York Region.

The Hardware Catalyst Initiative (HCI) is Canada’s first hardware and silicon-focused lab and incubator. This competitive program supports companies building foundational technologies that create transformative sectors like AI, quantum computing, 5G, IoT, UAV, virtual reality, and beyond. The HCI helps SMEs accelerate their time to market in a sector that normally incurs lengthy entry and scale times, enabling Canadian hardware and silicon companies to grow and scale locally, and compete globally.

ventureLAB’s Hardware Catalyst Initiative is a 12 to 24-month program dedicated to supporting both silicon and hardware companies as they scale their companies to compete globally.


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