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How to locate in Waterloo’s tech-centric research park

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 27, 2020

In the first part of our series on the David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T Park) at the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo), we looked at the history of the Park and its collection of tenant companies and organizations. Home to tech giants like SAP and OpenText, scale-ups like TextNow and SSIMWAVE Inc. and the Accelerator Centre, the R+T Park is well on its way to building a tech...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection, Q&A, R&D

What are the different types of business expansion?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 20, 2020

This is the second part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

No two expansions are the same. It’s true. There’s an obvious reason: no two companies are the same. Companies have different products, different challenges and strengths, as well as different motivations for expanding to a new...

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Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

Building a tech cluster alongside Canada’s top technology university

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 13, 2020

Waterloo is known for its deep-rooted culture of collaboration between technology entrepreneurs, community builders and researchers.

In many ways the David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T Park) at the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) is an embodiment of that collaborative culture and an example of its power in fostering innovation.

The 120-acre (49-hectare) park situated...

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection, Q&A, R&D

Google announces big expansion of its Canadian operations

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 6, 2020

Google has announced plans for significant new expansions in Waterloo, Toronto and Montréal.

At an event in Toronto, the company announced it is constructing new offices in each city, with the aim of accommodating up to 5,000 employees by 2022. Google currently employs 1,500 engineers, sales leaders and AI researchers in Canada, which means it will more than triple in size over the next two...

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Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

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