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November Wrap-Up: Reports, rankings, medtech and trade

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 1, 2020

 

This month featured the release of the Deloitte Fast 50 List, CBRE’s Canadian Scoring Tech Talent report, Startup Genome’s fintech ecosystem report and, of course, Waterloo EDC’s year-to-date results. Here are the top stories from November 2020:

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Topics: technology, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D, trade

October Wrap-Up: Two Unicorns and Canada's top tech university

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 2, 2020

October was a great month for Waterloo’s tech ecosystem, with the region’s talent and scale-up companies taking centre stage. This month, Waterloo gained another unicorn, celebrated Canada’s top technology university and saw local companies accelerate their growth.

Here are our top stories from October 2020:

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D

September Wrap-Up: Money, rankings and manufacturing

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2020

As we step into autumn, September successes demonstrate the incredible adaptability of Waterloo’s manufacturing sector and the high growth of some of our tech ecosystem’s shining stars.

Here are the top business and investment stories from September 2020:

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D

The making of a PPE manufacturing powerhouse

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 21, 2020

It was clear from the start that COVID-19 was going to drive significant change. That’s what happens when the global economy is shut down.

One of the predicted changes was that supply chains would “reshore” to reduce risk in an increasingly uncertain global environment. The return of medical and personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing was widely expected to lead the way. It has.

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Topics: manufacturing, talent, site selection, R&D

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