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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, quality of life, health innovation

Waterloo’s Accelerator Centre heading in exciting new directions

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 16, 2021

It’s Canada’s #1 private business accelerator and one of the top-five accelerator organizations in the world. It has helped some of Canada’s most exciting companies – Axonify, Clearpath Robotics and ApplyBoard, among others – get their start. It has programming that helps companies through the entire growth process from ideation to global expansion.

The Accelerator Centre is an absolute gem in...

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Topics: technology, industry news, health innovation

August Wrap-up: Medtech accelerates in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 1, 2021

Although summer is slipping away and beach days are coming to an end, Waterloo continues to make waves in the tech industry.

From exciting new investments in health innovation to more accessible incubation programs, Waterloo is poised for an impressive autumn.

Here are the top stories from August 2021:

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Topics: technology, industry news, health innovation

Risk: Health and Happiness

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 5, 2021

This article is part of our "Understand the Risk" series, which looks at business risk with comparative data. Articles in this series cover natural hazards, infrastructure, economic competitiveness, stability and freedom, talent and workforce and health.

Over our “Understand the Risk” series, we’ve looked into risk areas that should be considered when planning an office relocation or choosing a...

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Topics: quality of life, health innovation

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