The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) was established in 1999 to function as a catalyst for economic development and diversification in the information technology and knowledge-based sectors.
Build and actively develop and innovative science and technology hub: a perpetual generator of knowledge and prosperity.
To drive business growth, facilitate research and commercialize innovation in globally significant areas of science and technology through partnerships, expert advice, community development, business incubation, youth outreach and sector development activities.
High Level Goals
Operate an innovative, efficient and effective organization that makes a significant, positive impact on our region
Provide high-value business services to grow the science and technology sectors of Sault Ste. Marie and Region
Develop and nurture the science and technology sectors of Sault Ste. Marie
Develop and grow internal profit centre
Key Business Divisions
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre is proactively involved in developing opportunities that capitalize on regional strengths and have the potential to generate jobs and wealth in the region.
SSMIC's key business divisions include: