The Economic and Social Hub of Southeastern Ontario

Kingston is the economic and social hub of Southeastern Ontario, known nationally and internationally for its exceptional livability and economic opportunity. Kingston offers an unparalleled quality of life and an abundance of economic opportunity and comprises global corporations, innovative startups, advanced healthcare facilities and innovation, world-class education, and all levels of government.

What are Landing Pads?

A Landing Pad is not a specific location but rather a meeting of the minds with community stakeholders who are invested in furthering the development of their local community while contributing to establishing the EOIC as a recognized innovation region in Canada.

The Role of the Community:

  • To welcome, engage and support the entrepreneurs and talent landing in their region with a holistic approach
  • Highlight the community’s unique assets and sector strengths to international entrepreneurs and talent
  • To help entrepreneurs and talent overcome barriers to growth, innovation, and settlement.

The Role of EOIC:

  • To introduce the international entrepreneurs and talent to each community, highlighting their unique strengths.
  • Provide tools and best practices for attracting newcomers to Canada

Bay of Quinte



Bring Your Business to Canada

With Synergy Lab’s customized programming and services that support international companies in transitioning to a Canadian business and Spark Centre’s Startup Visa Program combined with targeted services, programming and advisory, The Spark Group of Companies is vital for international founders and entrepreneurs to launch, gain traction and scale within Canada and global markets.

Eastern Ontario Innovation Corridor

Head Office

EOIC Head Office
2 Simcoe Street South, Suite 300
Oshawa, ON. L1H 8C1 Canada