Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Welcome to Bayview Yards
Bayview Yards is a dynamic and energized hub that serves as basecamp for some of our greatest homegrown technology talent, capabilities and companies. It is the ultimate one-stop business acceleration shop and ‘mash-up’ of technical, business and market services, resources and expertise that helps entrepreneurs and companies launch, grow and thrive, and compete with anyone in the world.
And it is home to our anchor tenant Invest Ottawa, which delivers its economic development programs from this new home, and works together with fellow academic, public and private sector program delivery partners to create an even more dynamic hotbed of innovation in our region.
Would you like to learn more?
Download our fact sheet, hear directly from an entrepreneur about the value of this one-stop business acceleration shop, and explore how members of our community can benefit from the innovation centre at Bayview Yards.
Thank you to the many distinguished speakers who joined us to celebrate an injection of $8 Million for new programs at the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards
CARLETON INNOVATIONS AT BAYVIEW YARDS
Seventy years ago, the brand-new City Works Building #4 — a 46,000-square-foot industrial structure on the edge of Mechanicsville, a block from the Ottawa River — became a key operational hub for municipal repair shops, machinery storage and stables.
After remaining vacant for nearly a decade, the beautifully renovated heritage building has been reborn as Bayview Yards, a technology and entrepreneurship centre that’s playing a key role in the development of critical 21st century digital infrastructure…
TAKE A SPIN
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Big ideas and inventions sparked by imagination in the classroom, the lab floor, or in the garage of an emerging entrepreneur
EXPLORE THE CENTRE
See why we are Ottawa’s epicentre for innovation, business acceleration and job creation.
Come Visit Us!
Step inside our doors and:
- Discover the industry-calibre tools and equipment, expertise, and connections that will help you chart a path from idea to global market
- Chat with technology gurus, big brands and rising stars, angel investors, visionaries and artists…and immerse yourself in possibility
- Bring us your biggest entrepreneurial challenge and let us help you tackle it head-on and blow past key hurdles
- Design, build and demonstrate your technology together with the resident experts in our Digital Media Lab and Maker Space
- Hatch new ideas as you link with brilliant minds
- Glow with pride as you marvel at the achievements of our innovators, entrepreneurs and community – and the new jobs, companies and investment that spring from them
Welcome to MadeMill
MadeMill is a one-stop advanced manufacturing and digital media production lab, and the creative heart of Bayview Yards. MadeMill offers professional services, education, open-source design solutions, innovative showcases and demonstrations to entrepreneurs, firms and members of our local, national and global innovation community! Most importantly, it serves as a gateway to Ottawa’s vibrant and creative ecosystem.
Download an Overview of Services
Special thanks to our generous founding sponsors
Bayview Yards extends sincere thanks to the City of Ottawa, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada for their significant contribution to this initiative.