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Waterloo EDC Blog

What is SR&ED?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 24, 2022

It pays to do research in Canada.

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) is a tax incentive program offered by the Canadian government that encourages companies to conduct scientific and technological research. With SR&ED, your company can reap the rewards of research or developing new products in Canada.

Tax incentive programs like SR&ED can often be complicated, confusing...

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Topics: tech, talent, business, site selection, Growth

Waterloo: An emerging leader in fintech

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 15, 2022

Home to emerging fintech startups and scale-ups, as well as industry giants like Sunlife, Manulife and TD Bank, Waterloo is on the cutting-edge of business and finance.

Our long-established presence in the business and financial services sector has made us a key player in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor, while our technology ecosystem fuels opportunities in fintech.

Here is Waterloo’s fintech...

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Topics: tech, talent, business, site selection, Growth

Waterloo’s health innovation ecosystem creates global impact

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 9, 2022

A global pandemic has gripped the business world for the last two years, and no industry remains unscathed. Unprecedented challenges and seismic changes have forced business leaders in every sector to pivot, adapt and evolve.

Arguably, no sector more so than the health sector.

For the past two years, the health sector has navigated change, challenge and uncertainty, fueling the immediate need for...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business

Waterloo EDC can help your company grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2022

“You never walk past an old friend to greet a new one.”

That’s something Waterloo EDC’s President & CEO – Tony LaMantia – is fond of saying. In economic development, it’s a truism that helping local companies – and local subsidiaries of global multinationals – grow is a strategic imperative.

If you’re already here, you’ve already made a commitment to our community and it’s only right that we...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, R&D

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