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New Cluster Map gives AutoTech businesses 100+ reasons to consider Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 24, 2019

Waterloo has become an epicentre for automotive technology. Our recent survey found that Waterloo now boasts 80+ AutoTech businesses, from global OEMs and suppliers to tech startups using artificial intelligence and nanotechnology to create new automotive products, and 20+ research and commercialization hubs.


Topics: automotive, technology

Five Waterloo companies on list of high-potential Canadian tech firms

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 22, 2019

A new report from the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre identifies five Waterloo companies that hold the potential to explode onto the world stage, including the possibility of becoming Canada’s newest “unicorn.”


Topics: technology, talent

The University of Waterloo earns top-5 ranking for artificial intelligence

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 16, 2019

A new report from Current magazine ranks the University of Waterloo 4th in the Americas for innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.


Topics: artificial intelligence, technology

Waterloo tech companies have “huge advantage” in recruiting global talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 8, 2019

A two-year pilot program called Global Talent Stream helps fast-growing Canada-based tech companies hire people from other countries quickly and easily – a permanent resident visa and work permit can be approved in as little as two weeks.


Topics: talent, technology

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