About the Facility

BEAM has constructed a 20,000 ft2 of purpose-built space at the McMaster Innovation Park

  • ~16,000 sq ft of laboratory space
  • Facilities for mammalian and bacterial cell culture, synthesis of biomaterials, bioanalysis
  • A further 4000 sq ft of mixed use office space, which includes several meeting rooms
  • A further 50,000 sq ft of incubator space is currently being constructed adjacent to BEAM to support commercialization activities that can be facilitated by BEAM


The BEAM facility is located close to the heart of down town Hamilton with easy access right off of highway 403. This location provides convenient access to McMaster University and McMaster Innovation Park. Only an hour drive from Toronto airport (YYZ) and a 20 minute drive from the Hamilton airport (YHM).

Directions from Toronto YYZ
Directions from Hamilton YHM

As a whole, BEAM will be a critical pillar of an Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Ecosystem that is being established in the Hamilton region.