Waterloo EDC Blog

Nine big ways Waterloo has changed in the last 10 years

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 29, 2022

In case you missed it, over the last decade Waterloo has transformed into a hub for innovation, tech excellence and a place where industry giants – and future giants – come to thrive. From the creation of tech incubators to the re-emergence of Waterloo icons, this community has supported the growth and development of a robust tech ecosystem. We have compiled a list of nine developments from the...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

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...


Topics: R&D, strategic location, cost advantages

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...


Topics: R&D, strategic location

February Wrap-up: A storm of tech success

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 1, 2022

February brought a storm of tech funding and cybersecurity success to Waterloo.

This month, a flurry of funding raises for companies like eSentire, DOZR and RideCo descended on our community, while exciting announcements regarding research and rapid growth in Waterloo made headlines.

Here are the top stories from February 2022:


Topics: technology, R&D, industry news

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