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Impact Hub Ottawa is a creative coworking environment, meeting space, and launch pad optimized for people, projects and organizations creating positive local and global impact. Join us for a Discover Hub session and work from the Hub for a day for free!

Our Story

Hub Ottawa Working Impact Hub Ottawa is the national capital region’s collaboration, innovation, and incubation ecosystem for people working to better the world. Part of a network of over 70 global Hubs, we build community, foster learning, and encourage civic innovation. For over three years, the Hub has been a community and catalyst for social change across Ottawa.

Our Community

Members Wall Over 350 social innovators, startups, freelancers, public servants, students, not-for-profits, NGOs, and more doing outstanding work in Ottawa. Our members, from all levels and over 40 different fields, are constantly creating and collaborating to produce incredible results. See how our members work, meet, learn and collaborate.

Upcoming Events

  1. RBC Banking Support for Small Business & Non-Profits

    Drop-in with small business and nonprofit Banking Specialist, Chris Mansbridge,…

  2. Open Project Nights

    Calling all who love our city and want to make…

  3. French Conversations

    Parlez-vous français? You can learn! Join passionate hubber and linguist…

Stories From Our Community

Let’s Get Social: Canada’s New Innovation Agenda

“Social innovations are those new processes, products, policies and services that focus on improving the social and ecological well-being of our communities. As important as STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) and business innovation are, our modern challenges — ranging from…

Setting the Scene for 2017

Earlier this month, Impact Hub Ottawa hosted another edition of Hub & Spoke, one of our most popular and well-known networking socials. Typically held twice a year, this event aims to bring together our cross-sector community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and…

Working for the Ocean: Ottawa Wave Makers

This guest post is written by Hub member Tabatha Soltay, an Ottawa Wave Makers 2015 inaugural microgrant recipient. A year ago my colleague JP and I put in an application for an Ottawa Wave Makers grant. Before we knew what…

Open Project Nights is Back!

A tiny housing community project, a group collecting bikes for Syrian refugee kids, a new future cities app. These are just some of the amazing community projects and organizations who joined us for the very first Open Project Night at…